IT075
Ortazzo and Ortazzino


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
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC breeding 2001 11-50 breeding pairs C6
Little Tern Sternula albifrons LC breeding 2001 30-50 breeding pairs C6
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC breeding 2000-2001 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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Riserva naturale Pineta di Ravenna Riserva Naturale Statale 709 protected area overlaps with site 0
Riserva naturale Duna costiera ravennate e foce torrente Bevano Riserva Naturale Statale 64 protected area contained by site 0
Pineta di Classe Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,082 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Pineta di Classe Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,082 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ortazzo; Ortazzino, Foce del Torrente Bevano Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,255 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ortazzo; Ortazzino, Foce del Torrente Bevano Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,255 protected area overlaps with site 1,256
Ortazzo e Ortazzino Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 440 protected area overlaps with site 440
Ortazzo - Ortazzino Wildlife Reserve 700 protected area contained by site 700
Foce Bevano State Nature Reserve 64 protected area contained by site 64
Delta del Po Regional Nature Park 59,118 protected area contains site 900

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Other urban and industrial areas, Ruderal land -
Coastline Tidal rivers & enclosed tidal waters, Sand dunes & beaches, Mud flats & sand flats, Lagoons -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ortazzo and Ortazzino. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/05/2022.