IT119
Abruzzo National Park


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
Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca NT resident 1995-2000 100 breeding pairs C6
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 1999 4-5 breeding pairs C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC resident 2001 5-15 breeding pairs C6
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos LC resident 2001 200-250 breeding pairs C6
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus LC resident 1993-1997 7-10 breeding pairs C6
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax LC resident 1995-2000 60-70 breeding pairs C6
Yellow-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax graculus LC resident 1997-1998 18-20 breeding pairs A3
Woodlark Lullula arborea LC resident 2000 200-500 breeding pairs C6
Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria LC resident 1998 10 breeding pairs A3
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis LC breeding 2001 1,000-2,000 breeding pairs C6
Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris LC resident 1998 200 breeding pairs A3
White-winged Snowfinch Montifringilla nivalis LC resident 1998 100-200 breeding pairs A3
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris LC breeding 1998 300-600 breeding pairs C6
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana LC breeding 2000 50-100 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vallone Lacerno (fondovalle) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 829 protected area contained by site 829
Val Canneto Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 990 protected area contained by site 990
Riserva naturale guidata Gole del Sagittario Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 354 protected area contained by site 450
Riserva naturale Feudo Intramonti Riserva Naturale Statale 908 protected area contained by site 0
Riserva naturale Colle di Licco Riserva Naturale Statale 95 protected area contained by site 0
Pendici di Colle Nero Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 132 protected area contained by site 132
Parco nazionale dell'Abruzzo, Lazio e Molise Parco Nazionale 49,680 protected area contained by site 43,950
Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo; Lazio e Molise ed aree limitrofe Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 51,149 protected area contained by site 51,149
Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 58,880 protected area overlaps with site 29,169
Lago di Barrea Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 303 protected area overlaps with site 0
Gruppo della Meta - Catena delle Mainarde Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,548 protected area overlaps with site 3,240
Cime del Massiccio della Meta Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,541 protected area contained by site 2,541

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Treeline ecotone -
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
other -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Abruzzo National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2020.