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Oristano wetlands


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Barbary Partridge Alectoris barbara LC resident 1995 common B2
Common Pochard Aythya ferina VU winter 1995 13,472 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT passage 1995 max 210 individuals A1, B1i, C1, C2
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus LC winter 1994 1,835-2,548 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio LC resident 1995 195-260 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding 1995 min 20 breeding pairs C6
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC winter 1994 743-907 individuals B1i, C2
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC winter 1995 8,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC winter 1995 max 800 individuals B1i, B2, C2
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus LC winter 1995 442 individuals B1i, C3
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola LC breeding 1995 min 40 breeding pairs B1i, C2, C6
Slender-billed Gull Larus genei LC resident 1995 max 500 breeding pairs C2, C6
Slender-billed Gull Larus genei LC winter 1995 55-146 individuals C2
Little Tern Sternula albifrons LC breeding 1995 max 150 breeding pairs B1i, B2, C2, C6
Common Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica LC breeding 1995 min 100 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B2, C2, C6
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis LC winter 1995 6-140 individuals C2
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 1995 max 10 breeding pairs A1, C1, C2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1995 36,000-58,000 individuals A4iii, C4

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)
Stagno di Sale Porcus Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 330 protected area contained by site 330
Stagno di Sale E' Porcus Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 473 protected area contained by site 298
Stagno di S’Ena Arrubia Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 223 protected area contained by site 223
Stagno di S'Ena Arrubia Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 298 protected area contained by site 19,604
Stagno di Pauli Majori Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 289 protected area contained by site 375
Stagno di Pauli Maiori Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 287 protected area contained by site 287
Stagno di Mistras Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 680 protected area contained by site 680
Stagno di Mistras Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 702 protected area contained by site 2,845
Stagno di Corru S’Ittiri, Stagni di San Giovanni e Marceddì Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 2,610 protected area contained by site 2,610
Stagno di Cábras Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 3,575 protected area contained by site 3,575
Stagno di Cabras Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,617 protected area contained by site 2,652
Penisola Del Sinis - Isola Mal Di Ventre Specially Protected Areas of Mediterranean Importance (Barcelona Convention) 26,703 protected area overlaps with site 0
Area marina protetta Penisola del Sinis - Isola Mal di Ventre Riserva Naturale Marina e Aree Naturali Marine Protette 26,703 protected area contains site 22,595

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Standing brackish and salt water, Water fringe vegetation -
Coastline Salt marshes, Shingle & stony beaches, Sand dunes & beaches, Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Rock stacks and islets, Lagoons -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Other urban and industrial areas, Ruderal land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
urban/industrial/transport -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Oristano wetlands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/10/2021.