IT039
Alpi Apuane


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
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 1996 3 breeding pairs C6
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax LC resident 1996-2000 97-257 individuals 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)
Valli glaciali di Orto di Donna e Solco d'Equi Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,832 protected area overlaps with site 2,832
Valle del Serra - Monte Altissimo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,850 protected area overlaps with site 1,850
Valle del Giardino Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 784 protected area overlaps with site 675
Praterie primarie e secondarie delle Apuane Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 17,320 protected area overlaps with site 15,906
Parco naturale regionale delle Alpi Apuane Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 20,598 protected area overlaps with site 0
Monte Tambura - Monte Sella Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,013 protected area overlaps with site 1,877
Monte Sumbra Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,865 protected area overlaps with site 1,865
Monte Sagro Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,220 protected area overlaps with site 1,220
Monte Croce - Monte Matanna Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,249 protected area overlaps with site 1,051
Monte Corchia - Le Panie Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,964 protected area overlaps with site 3,327
Monte Castagnolo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 116 protected area contained by site 116
Monte Borla - Rocca di Tenerano Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,081 protected area overlaps with site 1,081
Campocatino Wildlife Reserve 0 protected area contained by site 0
Alpi Apuane Regional Nature Park 60,000 protected area contains site 16,800

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland, Dry siliceous grassland, Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
agriculture -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Alpi Apuane. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2022.