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Buskett and Wied il-Luq


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes n/a passage 1994 min 3,000 individuals B1iv, C5

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
L-olivastru (Phillyrea latifolia) fil-Buskett (limiti tar-Rabat) Tree Protection Area 0 protected area contained by site 0
L-Inħawi tal-Buskett u tal-Girgenti Żoni ta' Ħarsien Speċjali 245 protected area contains site 0
L-Inħawi tal-Buskett - Girgenti Żoni Speċjali ta' Konservazzjoni - Importanza Internazzjonali 225 protected area contains site 0
L-Inhawi tal-Buskett u tal-Girgenti Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 245 protected area contains site 0
L-Inhawi tal-Buskett u tal-Girgenti Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 245 protected area contains site 30
Il-madwar tal-ġonna tal-Buskett, u l-Palazz ta' Verdala Santwarju ta' l-Għasafar 115 protected area overlaps with site 0
Il-Buskett (Siġar Antiki) List of Historical Trees Having an Antiquarian Importance 0 protected area contained by site 0
Il-Buskett Żona ta' Importanza Ekoloġika/Sit ta' Importanza Xjentifika 114 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ġnien il-Kbir, il-Buskett u Wied il-Girgenti Żona għall-Ħarsien tas-Siġar 245 protected area contains site 0
Buskett Gardens Bird Sanctuary Bird Sanctuary 30 protected area contains site 30
Buskett Gardens Nature Reserve 30 protected area contains site 30

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Buskett and Wied il-Luq. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/07/2020.