IT141
Agri 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
Red Kite Milvus milvus NT breeding 1999 10-12 breeding pairs C6
Red Kite Milvus milvus NT winter 1999 35-40 individuals C6
Milvus migrans NR breeding 1999 30-40 breeding pairs C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC resident 1999 100 breeding pairs C6
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus LC resident 1999 2-3 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax LC resident 1996 5 breeding pairs C6
Woodlark Lullula arborea LC resident 1995 300 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Val d'Agri - Lagonegrese National Park 0 protected area contains site 50,000
Serra di Calvello Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,641 protected area contained by site 1,634
Murge di S. Oronzio Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,460 protected area contained by site 5,460
Monte Volturino Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,858 protected area contained by site 1,861
Monte Sirino Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,619 protected area contained by site 2,631
Monte Raparo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,020 protected area contained by site 2,021
Monte della Madonna di Viggiano Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 792 protected area contained by site 788
Monte Caldarosa Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 584 protected area contained by site 591
Monte Alpi - Malboschetto di Latronico Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,561 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Massiccio del Monte Pollino e Monte Alpi Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,904 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Lago Pertusillo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,042 protected area contained by site 1,995
Appennino Lucano, Valle Agri, Monte Sirino, Monte Raparo Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 670 protected area contained by site 36,547
Appennino Lucano, Monte Volturino Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,140 protected area contained by site 9,736
Abetina di Laurenzana Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 324 protected area contained by site 324

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams -
Caves and subterranean habitats (non-aquatic) Caves -
Artificial - terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Forestry plantations, Ruderal land -
Rocky areas Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Agri Valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/06/2019.