IT090
Crete Senesi


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
Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus LC breeding 1998-2000 15-30 breeding pairs C6
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding 1997-2000 2-4 breeding pairs C6
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC breeding 1990-2000 2-10 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)
Riserva naturale di Lucciolabella Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 1,183 protected area contained by site 0
Riserva naturale Crete dell'Orcia Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 520 protected area contained by site 0
Monte Oliveto Maggiore e Crete di Asciano Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,305 protected area contained by site 3,305
Monte Oliveto Maggiore e Crete di Asciano Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,305 protected area contained by site 0
Lucciolabella Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,417 protected area overlaps with site 1,417
Lucciolabella Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,417 protected area overlaps with site 0
Crete di Camposodo e Crete di Leonina Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,859 protected area contained by site 0
Crete di Camposodo e Crete di Leonina Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,859 protected area contained by site 1,859
Crete dell'Orcia e del Formone Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 8,238 protected area contained by site 8,238
Crete dell'Orcia e del Formone Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 8,238 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Shrubland -
Grassland -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Crete Senesi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/03/2023.