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Rhaetian Alps


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
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC resident 1999 3 breeding pairs C6
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 1999-2000 9 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Valle dei Ratti - Cime di Gaiazzo Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,363 protected area contained by site 1,363
Valle dei Ratti Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 928 protected area contained by site 928
Val Fontana Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,210 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Val di Togno - Pizzo Scalino Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,150 protected area contained by site 0
Val di Togno - Pizzo Scalino Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,150 protected area contained by site 3,150
Val di Mello - Piano di Preda Rossa Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,789 protected area contained by site 5,789
Val Codera Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 818 protected area contained by site 818
Val Codera Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 818 protected area contained by site 0
Piano di Chiavenna Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,514 protected area overlaps with site 738
Monte di Scerscen - Ghiacciai di Scerscen - Monte Motta Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 9,666 protected area contained by site 9,666
Monte di Scerscen - Ghiacciai di Scerscen - Monte Motta Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 9,666 protected area contained by site 0
Disgrazia - Sissone Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,010 protected area contained by site 0
Disgrazia - Sissone Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,010 protected area contained by site 3,010
Bagni di Masino - Pizzo Badile - Val di Mello - Val Torrone - Piano di Preda Rossa Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 9,643 protected area contained by site 9,643
Bagni di Masino - Pizzo Badile Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,755 protected area contained by site 2,755


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rhaetian Alps. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2020.