Furlo gorge and Mount Catria

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 15-25 breeding pairs C6
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 1996 2-3 breeding pairs C6
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus LC resident 1996 2-4 breeding pairs C6
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax LC resident 1996 20-30 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Jackdaw Corvus monedula LC resident - 300-500 breeding pairs B3
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris LC breeding 1996 common 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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Treeline ecotone -
Shrubland Scrub, Heathland -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
urban/industrial/transport -
hunting -
agriculture -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Furlo gorge and Mount Catria. Downloaded from on 01/02/2023.