IT139
Gravine


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
Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus LC breeding 1996 10-20 breeding pairs C6
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN breeding 2001 2-3 breeding pairs C6
Red Kite Milvus milvus LC breeding 2001 3-5 breeding pairs C6
Red Kite Milvus milvus LC winter 2001 10-20 individuals C6
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding 2001 2-4 breeding pairs C6
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2001 3-5 breeding pairs C6
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 2001 855 breeding pairs A1, A4ii, B1iii, C1, C2, C6
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus LC breeding 2001 2-4 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra LC resident 2001 100-300 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)
Santa Trinità Wildlife Reserve 2,380 protected area contained by site 2,380
Riserva naturale regionale orientata Bosco delle Pianelle (gia' Parco Comunale) Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 1,140 protected area overlaps with site 0
Riserva naturale Murge Orientali Riserva Naturale Statale 733 protected area contained by site 0
Parco naturale regionale Terra delle Gravine Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 27,910 protected area overlaps with site 0
Parco archeologico storico naturale delle Chiese rupestri del Materano Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 6,628 protected area contained by site 0
Murgia di Sud - Est Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 47,601 protected area overlaps with site 3,233
Gravine di Matera Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,968 protected area contained by site 0
Gravine di Matera Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 6,968 protected area contained by site 6,692
Gravina di Laterza Wildlife Reserve 800 protected area contained by site 800
Gravina di Castellaneta Wildlife Reserve 200 protected area contained by site 200
Corno della Strega Wildlife Reserve 1,115 protected area contained by site 1,115
Area delle Gravine Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 26,740 protected area overlaps with site 0
Area delle Gravine Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 26,740 protected area overlaps with site 26,740

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Forestry plantations, Other urban and industrial areas, Ruderal land -
Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) Caves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gravine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/05/2022.