IT074
Punte Alberete and Valle della Canna, Pineta San Vitale and Pialassa della Baiona


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
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT breeding 2000-2001 20-22 breeding pairs A1, C1, C2, C6
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT winter 2000-2001 2 individuals A1, C1, C6
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC breeding 1997 3-5 breeding pairs C6
Little Crake Zapornia parva LC breeding 1997 2-3 breeding pairs C6
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC breeding 1995-1998 3-7 breeding pairs C2, C6
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 1996-1997 190 breeding pairs C2, C6
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides LC breeding 1996-1997 115 breeding pairs C2, C6
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding 1996-1997 50 breeding pairs C2, C6
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC breeding 2000 31 breeding pairs C2, C6
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC breeding 1997 500-550 breeding pairs C2, C6
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC breeding 1998-1999 16 breeding pairs C2, C6
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC breeding 1995-1997 40 breeding pairs C6
Slender-billed Gull Larus genei LC breeding 1999-2000 30 breeding pairs C2, C6
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus LC breeding 1999 1,501 breeding pairs C2, C6
Little Tern Sternula albifrons LC breeding 1996-1998 158 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B2, C2, C6
Common Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica LC breeding 1999-2000 50 breeding pairs C2, C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 2000 2-4 breeding pairs C6
Moustached Warbler Acrocephalus melanopogon LC resident 2000 10-15 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

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
Punte Alberete; Valle Mandriole Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 972 protected area overlaps with site 0
Punte Alberete; Valle Mandriole Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 972 protected area overlaps with site 874
Punte Alberete Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 480 protected area overlaps with site 480
Pineta di San Vitale; Bassa del Pirottolo Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,222 protected area overlaps with site 1,222
Pineta di San Vitale; Bassa del Pirottolo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,222 protected area overlaps with site 0
Pineta di Ravenna (San Vitale) Nature Reserve 709 protected area contained by site 709
Pineta di Casalborsetti; Pineta Staggioni, Duna di Porto Corsini Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 578 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Pineta di Casalborsetti; Pineta Staggioni, Duna di Porto Corsini Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 578 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Piallassa della Baiona e Risega Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 1,630 protected area overlaps with site 1,630
Pialasse Baiona; Risega e Pontazzo Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,596 protected area overlaps with site 1,292
Pialasse Baiona; Risega e Pontazzo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,596 protected area overlaps with site 0
Delta del Po Regional Nature Park 59,118 protected area contains site 3,000
Bardello Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 100 protected area contained by site 0
Bardello Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 100 protected area contained by site 99

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Wetlands (inland) Salt marshes, Standing brackish and salt water, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
fisheries/aquaculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Punte Alberete and Valle della Canna, Pineta San Vitale and Pialassa della Baiona. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/04/2021.