Iseo peatlands

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
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 2000 2-3 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)
Torbiere d’Iseo Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 325 protected area overlaps with site 324
Torbiere d'Iseo Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 362 protected area overlaps with site 362
Torbiere d'Iseo Regional Nature Reserve 325 protected area contained by site 325
Torbiere d'Iseo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 362 protected area overlaps with site 0
Riserva naturale Torbiere del Sebino d' Iseo Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 325 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Iseo peatlands. Downloaded from on 03/08/2021.