IT197
Bassa Parmense


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2002 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 2000 500-788 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B2, C2, C6
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC winter 2000 24-102 individuals C6
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC breeding 2000 90-256 breeding pairs C6
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC breeding 2000 1-6 breeding pairs C6
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor LC breeding 2000 10-24 breeding pairs C6

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2002).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Prati e Ripristini ambientali di Frescarolo e Samboseto Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,245 protected area contained by site 1,244
Oasi di Torrile Altre Aree Naturali Protette Regionali 17 protected area contained by site 0
Aree delle risorgive di Viarolo; Bacini di Torrile, Fascia golenale del Po Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,622 protected area overlaps with site 0
Aree delle risorgive di Viarolo; Bacini di Torrile, Fascia golenale del Po Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,622 protected area overlaps with site 2,024


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Bassa Parmense. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/bassa-parmense-iba-italy on 02/03/2024.