Gran Sasso and Laga mountains IBA

Area:355,212 acres (143,749 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A3, B2, C1, C6
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Köppen climate classification:Cfb (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: fully humid; Temperature: warm summer)
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Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Alectoris graeca (Rock Partridge)B2, C6
Anthus campestris (Tawny Pipit)C6
Aquila chrysaetos (Golden Eagle)C6
Bubo bubo (Eurasian Eagle-Owl)C6
Emberiza hortulana (Ortolan Bunting)C6
Falco biarmicus (Lanner Falcon)B2
Falco peregrinus (Peregrine Falcon)B2, C6
Falco tinnunculus (Eurasian Kestrel)B2
Lanius collurio (Red-backed Shrike)C6
Montifringilla nivalis (White-winged Snowfinch)A3
Nycticorax nycticorax (Black-crowned Night-Heron)C6
Picus viridis (European Green Woodpecker)B2
Prunella collaris (Alpine Accentor)A3
Pyrrhocorax graculus (Alpine Chough)A3
Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax (Red-billed Chough)B2
Tichodroma muraria (Wallcreeper)A3

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263