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Eolie islands


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
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae LC breeding 1998-2001 89-120 breeding pairs A4ii, B1iii, B2, C2, C6
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus LC resident 1996-2001 8-12 breeding pairs C6
Dartford Warbler Curruca undata NT resident 1996-2001 100 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)
Riserva naturale orientata/integrale Isola di Stromboli e Strombolicchio Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 1,053 protected area contained by site 0
Riserva naturale orientata/integrale Isola di Panarea e scogli viciniori Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 283 protected area contained by site 282
Riserva naturale orientata/integrale Isola di Filicudi e scogli Canna e Montenassari Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 636 protected area contained by site 0
Riserva naturale orientata Isola di Vulcano Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 1,362 protected area contained by site 1,362
Riserva naturale orientata Isola di Alicudi Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 371 protected area contained by site 0
Riserva naturale Le Montagne delle Felci e dei Porri Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 1,079 protected area contained by site 0
Le Montagne delle Felci e dei Porri Regional Nature Reserve 1,521 protected area contained by site 1,521
Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands) World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 1,216 protected area contained by site 1,216
Isole di Stromboli e Strombolicchio Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,057 protected area contained by site 1,049
Isola di Vulcano Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,608 protected area contained by site 1,559
Isola di Salina (Stagno di Lingua) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,234 protected area contained by site 1,051
Isola di Salina (Monte Fossa delle Felci e dei Porri) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 665 protected area contained by site 639
Isola di Panarea e Scogli Viciniori Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 259 protected area contained by site 263
Isola di Lipari Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,476 protected area contained by site 2,379
Isola di Filicudi Regional Nature Reserve 635 protected area contained by site 635
Isola di Filicudi Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 779 protected area contained by site 735
Isola di Alicudi Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 389 protected area contained by site 398
Isola di Alicudi Regional Nature Reserve 370 protected area contained by site 370
Fondali dell'isola di Salina Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,565 protected area contained by site 267
Arcipelago delle Eolie - area marina e terrestre Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 40,432 protected area contained by site 10,732

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland -
Marine Neritic -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Rock stacks and islets -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
hunting -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Eolie islands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/02/2023.