Lake Trasimeno

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
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT winter 1997-2001 3 individuals A1, C1, C6
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope LC winter 1997-2001 2,834 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Common Coot Fulica atra LC winter 1997-2001 33,976 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC winter 1997-2001 9 individuals C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1997 36,810 individuals A4iii, C4

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Trasimeno Regional Nature Park 13,200 protected area contained by site 13,200
Parco del Lago Trasimeno Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 13,200 protected area contained by site 0
Lago Trasimeno Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 14,199 protected area contained by site 14,199
Lago Trasimeno Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 14,536 protected area contained by site 14,262


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Other urban and industrial areas -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Trasimeno. Downloaded from on 20/01/2021.