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Madonie


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
Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca NT resident 1999-2000 100-500 breeding pairs C6
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus LC resident 2001 4-8 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus LC resident 2001 15-20 breeding pairs C6
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax LC resident 2001 40-60 breeding pairs C6
Dartford Warbler Curruca undata NT resident 2001 200-600 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)
Sugherete di Contrada Serradaino Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 341 protected area contained by site 291
Rocca di Sciara Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 400 protected area contained by site 351
Querceti sempreverdi di Geraci Siculo e Castelbuono Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,380 protected area overlaps with site 2,335
Parco delle Madonie Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 40,860 protected area contained by site 39,433
Parco delle Madonie Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 39,941 protected area contained by site 39,941
Monte S. Salvatore; Monte Catarineci, Vallone Mandarini, ambienti umidi Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,815 protected area contained by site 5,768
Monte Quacella; Monte dei Cervi, Pizzo Carbonara, Monte Ferro, Pizzo Otiero Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 8,355 protected area contained by site 8,343
Monte Quacella Regional Nature Reserve 2,010 protected area contained by site 2,010
Foce del Fiume Pollina e Monte Tardara Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,095 protected area contained by site 0
Faggeta Madonia Regional Nature Reserve 2,949 protected area contained by site 2,949
Complesso Pizzo Dipilo e Querceti su calcare Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,387 protected area contained by site 4,279
Complesso Calanchivo di Castellana Sicula Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 182 protected area overlaps with site 0
Boschi di San Mauro Castelverde Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,559 protected area contained by site 0
Boschi di Gibilmanna e Cefalù Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,570 protected area contained by site 1,809

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Shrubland Scrub, Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams -
Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) Caves -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Madonie. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/05/2022.