Mount Pecoraro and Pizzo Cirina

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
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax LC resident 2000 10-13 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 integrale Grotta Conza Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 4 protected area contained by site 0
Raffo Rosso; Monte Cuccio e Vallone Sagana Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,565 protected area overlaps with site 3,737
Monte Pecoraro e Pizzo Cirina Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 8,603 protected area overlaps with site 8,603
Montagna Longa; Pizzo Montanello Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,923 protected area overlaps with site 4,771


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Coastline -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Pecoraro and Pizzo Cirina. Downloaded from on 31/03/2023.