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Asinara island, Piana island and Stintino peninsula


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
Barbary Partridge Alectoris barbara LC resident 1997-2001 60-120 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
European Shag Gulosus aristotelis LC resident 1997-2001 145-210 breeding pairs C6
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC breeding 1994-2001 30 breeding pairs C6
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii LC resident 1998 40-250 breeding pairs A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 2001 60 breeding pairs C6
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus LC resident 1997-2001 5-8 breeding pairs C6
Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata NT resident 1997-2001 150-300 breeding pairs C6
Marmora's Warbler Sylvia sarda LC resident 1997-2001 100-200 breeding pairs A3, 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)
Stagno di Pilo; Casaraccio e Saline di Stintino Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,287 protected area overlaps with site 0
Stagno di Pilo e di Casaraccio Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,882 protected area overlaps with site 46
Pelagos Sanctuary for the Conservation of Marine Mammals in the Mediterranean Specially Protected Area of Marine Importance (Barcelona Convention) 8,750,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Parco nazionale dell' Asinara Parco Nazionale 5,170 protected area contained by site 4,900
Isola Piana di Porto Torres Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 399 protected area overlaps with site 400
Isola dell'Asinara Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 17,192 protected area overlaps with site 133
Isola Asinara Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 9,669 protected area contained by site 3,152
Coste e Isolette a Nord Ovest della Sardegna Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,741 protected area overlaps with site 878
Area marina protetta Isola dell'Asinara Riserva Naturale Marina e Aree Naturali Marine Protette 10,732 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland, Humid grasslands -
Sea -
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches, Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Rock stacks and islets -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
military -
nature conservation and research -
fisheries/aquaculture -
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Asinara island, Piana island and Stintino peninsula. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2020.