IT043
Carniche Alps


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
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 2000 10-20 breeding pairs A1, C1, C6
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum LC resident 1995 min 10 breeding pairs C6
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus LC resident 1995 min 20 breeding pairs C6
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus LC resident 1996 min 5 breeding pairs C6
Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus LC resident 1995 3 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Val Visdende - Monte Peralba - Quaterna' Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 14,165 protected area contained by site 14,165
Torbiere di Danta Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 205 protected area contained by site 205
Monti Dimon e Paularo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 702 protected area overlaps with site 234
Gruppo del Popera - Dolomiti di Auronzo e di Val Comelico Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 8,924 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Gruppo del Monte Coglians Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,405 protected area overlaps with site 5,405
Dolomiti del Cadore e del Comelico Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 70,396 protected area overlaps with site 21,395
Creta di Aip e Sella di Lanza Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,894 protected area contained by site 3,894
Bordaglia Wildlife Reserve 2,000 protected area contained by site 2,000
Biotopo Monte Covolo - Nemes Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 278 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Biotopo Monte Covolo - Alpe di Nemes Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 278 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Alpi Carniche Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 19,500 protected area overlaps with site 17,821

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland, Dry siliceous grassland, Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams -
Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) Caves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
hunting -
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Carniche Alps. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2022.