River Sele middle valley

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
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT breeding 2001 3-5 breeding pairs A1, C1, 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)
Serre Persano Private Reserve 300 protected area overlaps with site 300
Riserva naturale Foce Sele - Tanagro Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 7,284 protected area overlaps with site 0
Oasi del Sele-Serre Persano Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 174 protected area overlaps with site 0
Medio corso del Fiume Sele - Persano Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,515 protected area overlaps with site 1,515
Fiumi Tanagro e Sele Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,677 protected area overlaps with site 1,527
Cilento and Val de Diano UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 181,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
agriculture -
tourism/recreation -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: River Sele middle valley. Downloaded from on 29/03/2023.