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Mount Beigua


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 2000-2001 4-6 breeding pairs C6
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes n/a passage 1985-1994 2,840 individuals B1iv, C5

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)
Praglia - Pracaban - Monte Leco - Punta Martin Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,958 protected area overlaps with site 802
Parco naturale regionale del Beigua Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 8,715 protected area overlaps with site 0
Parco naturale delle Capanne di Marcarolo Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 8,216 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Monte Beigua Regional Nature Park 17,500 protected area overlaps with site 7,000
Capanne di Marcarolo Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 9,549 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Capanne di Marcarolo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 9,549 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Beigua - Turchino Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 9,914 protected area contained by site 9,952
Beigua - Monte Dente - Gargassa - Pavaglione Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 16,922 protected area overlaps with site 8,846

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Treeline ecotone -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Arable land, Forestry plantations, Other urban and industrial areas -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Beigua. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/11/2020.