IT148
Sila Grande


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
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus LC breeding 1993 5 breeding pairs C6
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis LC breeding 1993 20 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vallone Freddo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 187 protected area contained by site 70
Timpone della Carcara Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 193 protected area overlaps with site 166
Sila Grande Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 31,032 is identical to site 31,006
Serra Stella Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 354 protected area is adjacent to site 0
S. Salvatore Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 579 protected area overlaps with site 273
Riserva naturale Macchia della Giumenta - S. Salvatore Riserva Naturale Statale 323 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Riserva naturale I Giganti della Sila Riserva Naturale Statale 5 protected area contained by site 0
Riserva naturale Golia Corvo Riserva Naturale Statale 350 protected area contained by site 0
Riserva naturale Gallopane Riserva Naturale Statale 200 protected area contained by site 0
Pineta di Camigliatello Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 72 protected area overlaps with site 54
Pineta del Cupone Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 758 protected area contained by site 703
Pianori di Macchialonga Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 349 protected area contained by site 300
Parco nazionale della Sila Parco Nazionale 73,695 protected area overlaps with site 0
Palude del Lago Ariamacina Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 151 protected area contained by site 98
Monte Curcio Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3 protected area contained by site 3
Macchia Sacra Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 67 protected area overlaps with site 27
Juri Vetere Soprano Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 61 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cozzo del Principe Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 249 protected area contained by site 61
Carlomagno Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 33 protected area contained by site 25
Calabria National Park 11,803 protected area overlaps with site 7,084
Bosco Fallistro Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 7 protected area contained by site 4
Bosco di Gallopane Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 178 protected area contained by site 159
Arnocampo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 359 protected area contained by site 324
Acqua di Faggio Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 97 protected area overlaps with site 54

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland, Treeline ecotone -
Grassland Dry siliceous grassland, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Ruderal land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sila Grande. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/01/2021.