IT066
Carso


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
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus LC breeding 1996 300-350 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC resident 1996 3 breeding pairs C6
Woodlark Lullula arborea LC resident 2001 200-250 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Val Rosandra Regional Nature Park 500 protected area contained by site 500
Riserva naturale marina di Miramare nel Golfo di Trieste Riserva Naturale Marina e Aree Naturali Marine Protette 30 protected area overlaps with site 0
Riserva naturale delle Falesie di Duino Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 170 protected area contained by site 100
Riserva naturale della Valle Rosandra Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 746 protected area contained by site 0
Riserva naturale del Monte Orsario Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 156 protected area contained by site 166
Riserva naturale del Monte Lanaro Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 285 protected area contained by site 300
Riserva naturale dei Laghi di Doberdo' e Pietrarossa Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 727 protected area contained by site 0
Miramare Specially Protected Areas of Mediterranean Importance (Barcelona Convention) 30 protected area overlaps with site 0
Miramare UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 290 protected area overlaps with site 0
Doberdò e Pietrarossa Regional Nature Reserve 760 protected area contained by site 760
Carso Triestino e Goriziano Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 9,648 protected area overlaps with site 9,648
Aree Carsiche della Venezia Giulia Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 12,189 protected area overlaps with site 12,189
Area marina di Miramare Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 25 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Forestry plantations -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
military -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Carso. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/08/2022.