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Ostiglia Swamps


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
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding 1997-2001 10-14 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 Palude di Ostiglia Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 123 protected area contained by site 0
Paludi di Ostiglia Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 123 protected area contained by site 123
Palude di Ostiglia Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 123 protected area overlaps with site 0
Palude del Busatello Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 443 protected area contained by site 443
Palude del Busatello Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 443 protected area contained by site 0
Ostiglia Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 127 protected area overlaps with site 127
Busatello marsh Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 443 protected area contained by site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ostiglia Swamps. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2022.