Southern Mani, Mount Sanghias and Cape Tenaro

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
Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca NT resident 1996 common A3
Little Owl Athene noctua LC resident 1996 common B2
Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala LC resident 1996 abundant A3
Rüppell's Warbler Sylvia ruppeli LC breeding 1996 uncommon A3
Sylvia cantillans NR breeding 1996 common A3
Western Rock Nuthatch Sitta neumayer LC resident 1996 abundant A3, B3
Blue Rock-thrush Monticola solitarius LC resident 1996 common B2
Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica LC breeding 1996 abundant A3, B2
Cretzschmar's Bunting Emberiza caesia LC breeding 1996 rare A3

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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
Rocky areas Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Southern Mani, Mount Sanghias and Cape Tenaro. Downloaded from on 18/08/2019.