IT159
Rocca Busambra


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
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 1994 min 47 breeding pairs A1, B2, C1, C6
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus LC resident 1994 2-4 breeding pairs B2, C6
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax LC resident 1989 min 50 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Riserva naturale orientata Serre della Pizzuta Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 414 protected area contained by site 0
Bagni di Cefalà Diana e Chiara Stella Regional Nature Reserve 0 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Urban parks and gardens, Ruderal land -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rocca Busambra. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/08/2022.