Mounts Orsomarso and Verbicaro

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca NT resident 1996 uncommon C6
Woodlark Lullula arborea LC resident 1996 common C6
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis LC breeding 1996 min 3 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Riserva naturale Valle del Fiume Lao Riserva Naturale Statale 5,200 protected area contained by site 5,533
Riserva naturale Valle del Fiume Argentino Riserva Naturale Statale 3,980 protected area contained by site 3,980
Parco nazionale del Pollino Parco Nazionale 171,132 protected area contains site 48,000


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland, Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mounts Orsomarso and Verbicaro. Downloaded from on 03/08/2021.