IT149
Marchesato and River Neto


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
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus LC winter 1993-2001 150 individuals C6
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN breeding 2001 2-3 breeding pairs C6
Red Kite Milvus milvus LC breeding 2001 3-6 breeding pairs C6
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding 2001 3-6 breeding pairs C6
Milvus migrans NR breeding 2001 15-20 breeding pairs C6
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2001 15-20 breeding pairs C6
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus LC resident 2001 3-6 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus LC resident 2001 4-8 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)
Timpa di Cassiano- Belvedere Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 701 protected area contained by site 349
Steccato di Cutro e Costa del Turchese Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 258 protected area overlaps with site 122
Stagni sotto Timpone S. Francesco Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 12 protected area overlaps with site 0
Pescaldo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 73 protected area contained by site 73
Parco nazionale della Sila Parco Nazionale 73,695 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Murgie di Strongoli Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 709 protected area contained by site 709
Monte Fuscaldo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,827 protected area contained by site 2,827
Marchesato e Fiume Neto Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 70,142 is identical to site 68,029
Foce Neto Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 583 protected area contained by site 583
Foce del fiume Neto Wildlife Reserve 1,500 protected area contained by site 1,500
Fiume Lese Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,240 protected area contained by site 1,240
Fiume Lepre Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 258 protected area overlaps with site 184

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland, Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams -
Sea -
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 -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Marchesato and River Neto. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/01/2022.