Tarvisio Forest

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia LC resident 1995 120-200 breeding pairs C6
Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta LC resident 1995 40-50 breeding pairs C6
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus LC resident 1995 60-70 breeding pairs C6
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix LC resident 1995 65-70 breeding pairs C6
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus LC non-breeding 1995 20-30 individuals C6
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 1995 3-4 breeding pairs C6
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus LC resident 1995 20-25 breeding pairs B2, C6
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius LC resident 1995 20-30 breeding pairs C6
Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus LC resident 1995 20-40 breeding pairs C6
Crested Tit Lophophanes cristatus LC resident 1995 common B3
Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus LC breeding 1995 common B3

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)
Riserva naturale Rio Bianco Riserva Naturale Statale 378 protected area contained by site 378
Riserva naturale Cucco Riserva Naturale Statale 21 protected area contained by site 21


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland, Treeline ecotone -
Shrubland -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland, Dry siliceous grassland, Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) Caves -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
not utilised -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tarvisio Forest. Downloaded from on 18/09/2021.