Middle valley of Tagliamento river

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
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 2000 66 breeding pairs A1, C1, C2, C6
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC resident 1996 2-4 breeding pairs C6
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor LC breeding 1996 10-20 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)
Valle del Medio Tagliamento Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,580 protected area overlaps with site 2,082
Riserva naturale del Lago di Cornino Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 487 protected area overlaps with site 487
Col Gentile Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,038 protected area is adjacent to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland, Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Middle valley of Tagliamento river. Downloaded from on 10/08/2022.