IT038
Ligurian Alps


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
Circaetus gallicus NR breeding 1999 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Toraggio - Gerbonte Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,567 protected area contained by site 2,483
Testa d'Alpe - Alto Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,560 protected area overlaps with site 112
Sciorella Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,481 protected area overlaps with site 151
Saccarello - Garlenda Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 984 protected area contained by site 986
Piancavallo Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,142 protected area contained by site 1,108
Parco naturale della Alta Valle Pesio e Tanaro Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 6,638 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Monte Toraggio - Monte Pietravecchia Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,648 protected area overlaps with site 2,504
Monte Saccarello - Monte Fronté Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,927 protected area overlaps with site 3,146
Monte Monega - Monte Prearba Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,670 protected area overlaps with site 317
Monte Gerbonte Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,261 protected area contained by site 2,261
Monte Ceppo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,055 protected area overlaps with site 1,060
Lecceta di Langan Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 238 protected area contained by site 238
Gouta - Testa d'Alpe - Valle Barbaira Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,512 protected area overlaps with site 120
Cima di Piano Cavallo - Bric Cornia Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,486 protected area overlaps with site 2,766
Ceppo Tomena Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,068 protected area overlaps with site 184
Alte Valli Pesio e Tanaro Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 11,278 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Alte Valli Pesio e Tanaro Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 11,278 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Shrubland -
Grassland -
Coastline -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
agriculture -
not utilised -
hunting -
forestry -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ligurian Alps. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/09/2020.