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Ernici and Simbruini mountains


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
Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca NT resident 1995-2000 100 breeding pairs C6
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos LC resident 2000 30-50 breeding pairs C6
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus LC resident 2000 5 breeding pairs C6
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax LC resident 1997 10-30 breeding pairs C6
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis LC breeding 1995-2000 200 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Versante meridionale del Monte Scalambra Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 195 protected area overlaps with site 172
Valle dell'Inferno Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 722 protected area contained by site 722
Sorgenti dell'Aniene Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 324 protected area contained by site 324
Riserva naturale guidata Zompo lo Schioppo Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 1,025 protected area contained by site 1,025
Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo; Lazio e Molise ed aree limitrofe Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 51,149 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 58,880 protected area overlaps with site 4,449
Parco naturale regionale Monti Simbruini Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 29,990 protected area contained by site 0
Monti Simbruini ed Ernici Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 52,099 protected area contained by site 52,099
Monti Simbruini Regional Nature Park 29,000 protected area contained by site 29,000
Monti Simbruini Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 19,886 protected area contained by site 19,886
Monti Simbruini Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 19,886 protected area contained by site 0
Monte Viglio (area sommitale) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 292 protected area contained by site 292
Monte Tarino e Tarinello (area sommitale) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 342 protected area contained by site 342
Monte Passeggio e Pizzo Deta (versante sud) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 557 protected area contained by site 557
Monte Passeggio e Pizzo Deta (area sommitale) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 811 protected area contained by site 811
Monte Ortara e Monte La Monna Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 391 protected area contained by site 391
Monte Autore e Monti Simbruini centrali Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,685 protected area contained by site 6,685
Monte Arunzo e Monte Arezzo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,696 protected area contained by site 1,696
Grotta dell'Inferniglio Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 1
Grotta dei Bambocci di Collepardo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 1
Castagneti di Fiuggi Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 212 protected area overlaps with site 15
Campo Catino Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 133 protected area contained by site 133
Area verde Viscogliosi - ex Cartiera Trito Altre Aree Naturali Protette Regionali 6 protected area overlaps with site 0
Alta Valle del Fiume Aniene Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 282 protected area contained by site 282

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Treeline ecotone -
Shrubland Scrub, Heathland -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland, Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Forestry plantations -
Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) Caves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ernici and Simbruini mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/11/2020.