IT071
Valle Bertuzzi and Goro lagoon


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2002

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides LC breeding 2001 10-20 breeding pairs C2
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding 2001 200-300 breeding pairs C2, C6
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus LC breeding 1999-2001 624 breeding pairs C2, C6
Little Tern Sternula albifrons LC breeding 2000 300-400 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B2, C2, C6
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis LC breeding 1999 102 breeding pairs C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC winter 2001 8-10 individuals C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 2001 5-6 breeding pairs C6
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC breeding 2001 4-6 breeding pairs C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Valle di Gorino Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 1,330 protected area overlaps with site 1,330
Valle Bertuzzi; Valle Porticino - Canneviè Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,691 protected area overlaps with site 2,545
Valle Bertuzzi; Valle Porticino - Canneviè Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,691 protected area overlaps with site 0
Valle Bertuzzi Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 3,100 protected area overlaps with site 3,100
Sacca di Goro; Po di Goro, Valle Dindona, Foce del Po di Volano Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,872 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sacca di Goro; Po di Goro, Valle Dindona, Foce del Po di Volano Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,872 protected area overlaps with site 4,421
Riserva naturale Po di Volano Riserva Naturale Statale 221 protected area contained by site 221
Riserva naturale Dune e isole della Sacca di Gorino Riserva Naturale Statale 479 protected area contained by site 0
Riserva naturale Bosco della Mesola Riserva Naturale Statale 836 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Parco regionale del Delta del Po (VE) Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 12,129 protected area overlaps with site 0
Delta del Po: tratto terminale e delta veneto Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 25,362 protected area overlaps with site 0
Delta del Po Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 25,012 protected area overlaps with site 0
Delta del Po Regional Nature Park 59,118 unknown 0
Bosco di Volano Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 400 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bosco di Volano Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 400 protected area overlaps with site 214
Bosco della Mesola; Bosco Panfilia, Bosco di Santa Giustina, Valle Falce, La Goara Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,563 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Bosco della Mesola; Bosco Panfilia, Bosco di Santa Giustina, Valle Falce, La Goara Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,563 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Shrubland Scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Coastline Tidal rivers & enclosed tidal waters, Sand dunes & beaches, Salt marshes, Mud flats & sand flats, Lagoons -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Valle Bertuzzi and Goro lagoon. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/08/2022.