Anapo gorges

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 min 50 breeding pairs A3, C6
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus LC resident 1996 min 2 breeding pairs B2
Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala LC resident 1996 abundant A3
Spectacled Warbler Sylvia conspicillata LC resident 1996 common A3
Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans LC breeding 1996 abundant A3
Spotless Starling Sturnus unicolor LC resident - present A3, B3
Blue Rock-thrush Monticola solitarius LC breeding 1996 min 50 breeding pairs B2

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)
Pantalica, Valle dell'Anapo, Torrente Cava Grande Regional Nature Reserve 3,712 protected area contained by site 3,712


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Anapo gorges. Downloaded from on 04/08/2021.