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
Moltoni's Warbler Curruca subalpina LC breeding 1990 min 500 breeding pairs A3
Marmora's Warbler Curruca sarda LC resident 1990 min 20 breeding pairs A3
Sardinian Warbler Curruca melanocephala LC resident 1990 min 1,000 breeding pairs A3
Spectacled Warbler Curruca conspicillata LC resident 1990 min 10 breeding pairs A3
Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica LC breeding 1990 min 10 breeding pairs A3
Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala LC breeding 1990 min 5 breeding pairs A3

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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
tourism/recreation -
hunting -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Argentario. Downloaded from on 08/02/2023.