Cape Caccia and Conte port

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
Barbary Partridge Alectoris barbara LC resident 2001 100-120 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
European Storm-petrel Hydrobates pelagicus LC breeding 1995-2001 500-800 breeding pairs C6
Scopoli's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea LC breeding 1992-2001 1,000-2,000 breeding pairs C6
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus LC breeding 1992-2001 7-10 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)
Tramariglio Wildlife Reserve 1,701 protected area contained by site 1,701
Parco naturale regionale di Porto Conte Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 5,200 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lago di Baratz - Porto Ferro Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,309 protected area overlaps with site 84
Capo Caccia (con le Isole Foradada e Piana) e Punta del Giglio Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 7,410 protected area overlaps with site 3,069
Capo Caccia - Isola Piana Specially Protected Areas of Mediterranean Importance (Barcelona Convention) 2,631 protected area overlaps with site 0
Capo Caccia Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,184 protected area overlaps with site 1,955
Area naturale marina protetta Capo Caccia Isola Piana Riserva Naturale Marina e Aree Naturali Marine Protette 2,631 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Wooded steppe -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) Caves -
Sea -
Coastline Shingle & stony beaches, Sand dunes & beaches, Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Rock stacks and islets -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
military -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cape Caccia and Conte port. Downloaded from on 20/10/2020.