IT095
Sibillini mountains


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
Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca NT resident 2001 300 breeding pairs C6
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus LC breeding 2001 100 breeding pairs C6
Circaetus gallicus NR breeding 2001 2-5 breeding pairs C6
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 2001 6-7 breeding pairs C6
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus LC resident 2001 2-3 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus LC resident 2001 15-17 breeding pairs C6
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio LC breeding 2001 400 breeding pairs C6
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax LC resident 2001 150 breeding pairs C6
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris LC breeding 2001 300 breeding pairs C6
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana LC breeding 2001 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Valnerina; Montagna di Torricchio, Monte Fema e Monte Cavallo Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 8,497 protected area overlaps with site 8,093
Valnerina Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 679 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Valle Rapegna e Monte Cardosa Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,341 protected area contained by site 2,240
Valle Rapegna e Monte Cardosa Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,341 protected area contained by site 0
Valle dell'Infernaccio - Monte Sibilla Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,415 protected area contained by site 3,212
Valle dell'Ambro Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,020 protected area contained by site 2,346
Val di Fibbia - Valle dell'Acquasanta Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,131 protected area contained by site 3,106
Riserva naturale Montagna di Torricchio Riserva Naturale Statale 325 protected area contained by site 0
Rio Terro Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,815 protected area contained by site 1,808
Piano dei Pantani Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 80 protected area overlaps with site 0
Pian Perduto Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 383 protected area contained by site 310
Parco Nazionale Gran Sasso - Monti della Laga Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 143,311 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Parco nazionale del Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga Parco Nazionale 141,341 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Parco nazionale dei Monti Sibillini Parco Nazionale 69,722 protected area contained by site 71,374
Monti Sibillini (versante umbro) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 17,932 protected area contained by site 0
Monti Sibillini (versante umbro) Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 17,932 protected area contained by site 17,932
Monte Vettore e Valle del lago di Pilato Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,775 protected area contained by site 3,592
Monte Ragnolo e Monte Meta (versante occidentale) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 997 protected area contained by site 971
Monte Porche - Palazzo Borghese - Monte Argentella Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,765 protected area contained by site 1,552
Monte Oialona - Colle Propezzano Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 969 protected area contained by site 0
Monte Oialona - Colle Propezzano Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 969 protected area contained by site 800
Monte Castel Manardo - Tre Santi Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,631 protected area contained by site 1,519
Monte Bove Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,213 protected area contained by site 2,019
Montagna di Torricchio Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,231 protected area overlaps with site 1,023
Marcite di Norcia Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 29 protected area overlaps with site 0
Gola della Valnerina - Monte Fema Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,542 protected area overlaps with site 3,269
Gola del Fiastrone Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,553 protected area contained by site 2,551
Faggete del S. Lorenzo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 761 protected area contained by site 772
Dalla Gola del Fiastrone al Monte Vettore Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 26,611 protected area contained by site 25,903
Colle Galluccio Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 241 protected area contained by site 201
Boschi ripariali del Tronto Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 153 protected area overlaps with site 112
Boschetto a tasso presso Montecavallo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 479 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Treeline ecotone -
Shrubland Scrub, Heathland -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sibillini mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/11/2020.