IT057
Lessini and Pasubio mountains


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2002 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2002).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Riserva naturale guidata di Campobrun Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 426 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Piccole Dolomiti Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,229 protected area overlaps with site 1,089
Pasubio Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,836 protected area overlaps with site 1,332
Parco naturale regionale della Lessinia Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 10,333 protected area overlaps with site 0
Muga Bianca - Pasubio Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,947 protected area overlaps with site 0
Muga Bianca - IT3120083 Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 0 protected area overlaps with site 12
Monti Lessini: Ponte di Veja; Vaio della Marciora Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 171 protected area contained by site 171
Monti Lessini: Ponte di Veja; Vaio della Marciora Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 171 protected area contained by site 0
Monti Lessini Nord Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 792 protected area overlaps with site 792
Monti Lessini - Piccole Dolomiti Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,336 protected area overlaps with site 0
Monti Lessini - Pasubio - Piccole Dolomiti Vicentine Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 13,872 protected area overlaps with site 4,400
Monti Lessini - Pasubio - Piccole Dolomiti Vicentine Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 13,872 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lessinia Regional Nature Park 10,368 protected area overlaps with site 10,368
Campobrun Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 426 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland, Treeline ecotone -
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Forestry plantations, Urban parks and gardens, Other urban and industrial areas -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lessini and Pasubio mountains. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/lessini-and-pasubio-mountains-iba-italy on 29/02/2024.