IT042
Dolomites


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 Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum LC resident 1999-2000 22 breeding pairs C6
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus LC resident 1999-2000 23 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC resident 2000 3 breeding pairs C6
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 1999-2000 5 breeding pairs C6
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus LC resident 2000 30-40 breeding pairs C6
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius LC resident 2000 30-40 breeding pairs C6
Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus LC resident 2000 15-20 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)
The Dolomites World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 141,903 protected area overlaps with site 39,045
Prati dell'Armentara Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 342 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Parco Naturale Tre Cime Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 11,892 protected area contained by site 0
Parco Naturale Tre Cime Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 11,892 protected area contained by site 11,892
Parco naturale regionale delle Dolomiti d'Ampezzo Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 11,419 protected area contained by site 0
Parco naturale Fanes - Sennes e Braies Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 25,680 protected area contained by site 0
Parco Naturale Fanes - Senes - Braies Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 25,453 protected area contained by site 25,453
Parco Naturale Fanes - Senes - Braies Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 25,453 protected area contained by site 0
Parco naturale Dolomiti di Sesto Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 11,615 protected area contained by site 0
Monte Pelmo - Mondeval - Formin Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 11,065 protected area is adjacent to site 0
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
Fanes Sennes Braies Regional Nature Park 25,680 protected area contained by site 25,680
Dolomiti di Sesto Regional Nature Park 11,635 protected area contained by site 11,635
Dolomiti di Ampezzo Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 11,362 protected area contained by site 11,362
Dolomiti di Ampezzo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 11,362 protected area contained by site 0
Dolomiti del Cadore e del Comelico Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 70,396 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Dolomiti d'Ampezzo Regional Nature Park 11,192 protected area contained by site 11,192

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland, Treeline ecotone -
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dolomites. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/08/2022.