Lucretili mountains

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2002 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2002).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Torrente Licenza ed affluenti Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 235 protected area overlaps with site 175
Parco regionale naturale dei Monti Lucretili Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 18,204 protected area contains site 0
Monti Lucretili Regional Nature Park 18,000 protected area contained by site 18,000
Monti Lucretili Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 11,636 protected area contains site 10,859
Monte Pellecchia Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,110 protected area contained by site 1,110
Monte Gennaro (versante sud ovest) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 338 protected area contained by site 338


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Broadleaved evergreen woodland, Treeline ecotone -
Shrubland Scrub, Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams -
Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) Caves -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Other urban and industrial areas, Ruderal land -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lucretili mountains. Downloaded from on 28/09/2023.