IT077
Lake Massaciuccoli


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
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC breeding 2000 2-5 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC breeding 1996-2000 7-25 males C2, C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 2000 50-70 breeding pairs C2, C6
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding 2001 80-90 breeding pairs C2, C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 2000 10 breeding pairs C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC winter 2000 38 individuals C6
Moustached Warbler Acrocephalus melanopogon LC resident 2000 500 breeding pairs C2, 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)
Selva Pisana Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 9,657 protected area overlaps with site 0
Selva Pisana Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 9,657 protected area overlaps with site 0
Parco naturale di Migliarino, San Rossore e Massaciuccoli Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 14,245 protected area overlaps with site 0
Migliarino-San Rossore-Massaciuccoli Regional Nature Park 22,000 protected area contains site 1,700
Massaciuccoli lake and marsh Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 11,135 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lago e Padule di Massacciuccoli Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,906 protected area contained by site 0
Lago e Padule di Massacciuccoli Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,906 protected area contained by site 1,906

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
nature conservation and research -
agriculture -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Massaciuccoli. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/08/2022.