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River Biferno


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
Red Kite Milvus milvus LC resident 2000-2001 2-5 breeding pairs C6
Milvus migrans NR breeding 2001 15-25 breeding pairs C6
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2001 2-3 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 Biferno dalla diga a Guglionesi Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 356 protected area contained by site 356
Torrente Cigno Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 268 protected area overlaps with site 40
Oasi di Bosco Casale (Casacalenda) Altre Aree Naturali Protette Regionali 105 protected area contained by site 0
Morgia dell'Eremita Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 12 protected area contained by site 12
Monte Peloso Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 32 protected area contained by site 32
Monte Mauro - Selva di Montefalcone Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 502 protected area contained by site 502
Lago di Guardialfiera - M. Peloso Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,848 protected area contained by site 2,848
Lago di Guardialfiera - Foce fiume Biferno Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 28,724 protected area overlaps with site 28,724
Lago di Guardialfiera Wildlife Reserve 1,700 protected area contained by site 1,700
Foce Biferno - Litorale di Campomarino Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 817 protected area contained by site 817
Fiume Biferno (confluenza Cigno - alla foce esclusa) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 133 protected area overlaps with site 133
Casacalenda Wildlife Reserve 140 protected area contained by site 140
Calanchi Pisciarello - Macchia Manes Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 523 protected area contained by site 523
Calanchi Lamaturo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 623 protected area contained by site 623
Calanchi di Civitacampomarano Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 578 protected area overlaps with site 31
Bosco Tanassi Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 126 protected area contained by site 126
Bosco S. Martino e S. Nazzario Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 928 protected area contained by site 928
Bosco Casale - Cerro del Ruccolo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 866 protected area contained by site 866
Boschi di Castellino e Morrone Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,761 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: River Biferno. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/08/2022.