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Location France, Corse
Central coordinates 8o 58.00' East  42o 34.00' North
IBA criteria B2, B3, C2, C6
Area 9,500 ha
Altitude 0 - 1,680m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux



Site description A large area of sclerophyllous scrub and Mediterranean woodland lying between the sea and mountains in northern Corsica.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Red Kite Milvus milvus breeding  1991  25 breeding pairs  B3  Near Threatened 
Eurasian Scops-owl Otus scops breeding  1991  10-100 breeding pairs  B2  Least Concern 
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus breeding  1991  10-100 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster breeding  1991  10-100 breeding pairs  B2  Least Concern 
Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla breeding  1991  10-100 breeding pairs  B2  Least Concern 
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio breeding  1991  10-100 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator breeding  1991  10-100 breeding pairs  B2  Least Concern 
Wood Lark Lullula arborea breeding  1991  50-250 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata breeding  1991  100-500 breeding pairs  C6  Near Threatened 
Marmora's Warbler Sylvia sarda breeding  1991  250-750 breeding pairs  B3, C2, C6  Least Concern 
Blue Rock-thrush Monticola solitarius breeding  1991  10-100 breeding pairs  B2  Least Concern 
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris breeding  1991  10-100 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
anciennes galeries de mines de lozari/Belgodere(site à chauves-souris) - FR9402011 Habitats Directive 13 protected area contained by site 13  
Vallée du Regino - FR9412007 Birds Directive 3,713 protected area contained by site 3,713  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Broadleaved evergreen woodland  -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis  -
Grassland Dry siliceous grassland  -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater; Tidal rivers and enclosed tidal waters; Water fringe vegetation  -
Caves and subterranean habitats (non-aquatic) Caves  -
Artificial - terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards and groves  -
Rocky areas Inland cliffs; Scree & boulders  -
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches; Shingle & stony beaches  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 100%
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
water management -

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vallée du Régino. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2014

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