IT177
Altopiano di Campeda


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
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT resident 1996-2001 30-40 breeding pairs A1, B2, C1, C6
Burhinus oedicnemus NR resident 1992-2001 50 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria LC winter 1992-2001 150-250 individuals C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 2000 4 breeding pairs C6
Red Kite Milvus milvus NT resident 1992-2001 1-2 breeding pairs C6
Red Kite Milvus milvus NT winter 2001 20-25 individuals C6
Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra LC resident 1992-2001 250 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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 very high very unfavourable negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - shifting agriculture past (and unlikely to return) and no longer limiting whole area/population (>90%) very rapid to severe deterioration low
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now whole area/population (>90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now whole area/population (>90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - persecution/control happening now whole area/population (>90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Climate change and severe weather habitat shifting and alteration past (and unlikely to return) and no longer limiting majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads past (and unlikely to return) and no longer limiting small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Grassland 11058 4668 - poor (40-69%) very unfavourable

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Tetrax tetrax Little Bustard 35 2 males 6 very unfavourable
Burhinus oedicnemus 35 30 males 86 near favourable
Milvus milvus Red Kite 3 1 breeding pairs 34 very unfavourable
Melanocorypha calandra Calandra Lark 160 80 breeding pairs 50 unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management planning has taken place Unknown negligible
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Piana di Semestene, Bonorva, Macomer e Bortigali Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 44,733 protected area contains site 11,058
Altopiano di Campeda Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,634 protected area overlaps with site 4,243

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Wooded steppe -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Altopiano di Campeda. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/01/2020.