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Tavolara archipelago, Cape Ceraso and Cape Figari


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
Scopoli's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea LC breeding 1992-2001 500 breeding pairs C6
Puffinus yelkouan NR resident 1992-2001 1,000-2,000 breeding pairs A4ii, B1ii, B3, C3
European Shag Gulosus aristotelis LC resident 1992-2001 350-500 breeding pairs C6
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC breeding 1992-2001 10-50 breeding pairs C6
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii LC resident 1988-2001 148 breeding pairs A1, C1, C6
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 1992-2001 50-100 breeding pairs C6
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus LC resident 1992-2001 6-10 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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tavolara - Punta Coda Cavallo Marine Nature Reserve 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Tavolara - Punta Coda Cavallo Specially Protected Areas of Mediterranean Importance (Barcelona Convention) 15,357 protected area contained by site 0
Stagno di San Teodoro Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 820 protected area overlaps with site 107
Isole Tavolara; Molara e Molarotto Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 16,005 protected area contained by site 571
Isole del Nord - Est tra Capo Ceraso e Stagno di San Teodoro Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 18,164 protected area contained by site 2,738
Capo Figari; Cala Sabina, Punta Canigione e Isola Figarolo Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,054 protected area contained by site 614
Capo Figari e Isola Figarolo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 851 protected area contained by site 851
Area naturale marina protetta Tavolara - Punta Coda Cavallo Riserva Naturale Marina e Aree Naturali Marine Protette 15,357 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Sea -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Rock stacks and islets -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
military -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tavolara archipelago, Cape Ceraso and Cape Figari. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/08/2020.