Database release:

For Special Protection Areas (SPA),
Proposed Sites for Community Importance (pSCI),
Sites of Community Importance (SCI) and
for Special Areas of Conservation (SAC)



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1.1 Type


1.2 Site code


1.3 Site name

Fiumi Volturno e Calore Beneventano

1.4 First Compilation date


1.5 Update date


1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:Regione Campania UOD Gestione Risorse Naturali Protette

1.7 Site indication and designation / classification dates

Date site proposed as SCI:2003-10
Date site confirmed as SCI: No information provided
Date site designated as SAC:2019-05
National legal reference of SAC designation:DM 21/05/2019 - G.U. 129 del 04-06-2019


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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:


2.2 Area [ha]


2.3 Marine area [%]


2.4 Sitelength [km] (optional):

No information provided

2.5 Administrative region code and name

NUTS level 2 code Region Name

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Mediterranean (100.00 %)


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3.1 Habitat types present on the site and assessment for them

Annex I Habitat types Site assessment
Code PF NP Cover [ha] Cave [number] Data quality A|B|C|D A|B|C
      RepresentativityRelative SurfaceConservationGlobal
3250  info      1624.92  0.00 
3270  info      492.4  0.00 
3280  info      246.2  0.00 
6430  info      49.24  0.00 
91F0  info      49.24  0.00 
92A0  info      689.36  0.00 
  • PF: for the habitat types that can have a non-priority as well as a priority form (6210, 7130, 9430) enter "X" in the column PF to indicate the priority form.
  • NP: in case that a habitat type no longer exists in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Cover: decimal values can be entered
  • Caves: for habitat types 8310, 8330 (caves) enter the number of caves if estimated surface is not available.
  • Data quality: G = 'Good' (e.g. based on surveys); M = 'Moderate' (e.g. based on partial data with some extrapolation); P = 'Poor' (e.g. rough estimation)

3.2 Species referred to in Article 4 of Directive 2009/147/EC and listed in Annex II of Directive 92/43/EEC and site evaluation for them

Species Population in the site Site assessment
G Code Scientific Name S NP T Size Unit Cat. D.qual. A|B|C|D A|B|C
      MinMax  Pop.Con.Iso.Glo.
BA293Acrocephalus melanopogon     
BA247Alauda arvensis    11  50   
F1120Alburnus albidus          DD 
BA229Alcedo atthis          DD 
BA229Alcedo atthis     
BA229Alcedo atthis          DD 
F1103Alosa fallax          DD 
BA029Ardea purpurea          DD 
F5097Barbus tyberinus          DD 
A5357Bombina pachipus          DD 
BA021Botaurus stellaris     
BA021Botaurus stellaris          DD 
BA133Burhinus oedicnemus          DD 
BA224Caprimulgus europaeus     
I1088Cerambyx cerdo          DD 
BA031Ciconia ciconia          DD 
BA081Circus aeruginosus          DD 
BA082Circus cyaneus          DD 
BA084Circus pygargus          DD 
F5305Cobitis zanandreai          DD 
BA208Columba palumbus          DD 
BA113Coturnix coturnix          DD 
BA026Egretta garzetta          DD 
R1279Elaphe quatuorlineata          DD 
R1220Emys orbicularis          DD 
I6199Euplagia quadripunctaria          DD 
BA153Gallinago gallinago          DD 
BA153Gallinago gallinago          DD 
BA123Gallinula chloropus    11  50   
BA022Ixobrychus minutus    10   
F1099Lampetra fluviatilis          DD       
F1096Lampetra planeri          DD 
BA338Lanius collurio    10   
BA184Larus argentatus          DD 
BA179Larus ridibundus          DD 
BA179Larus ridibundus          DD 
I1043Lindenia tetraphylla          DD 
BA246Lullula arborea          DD 
M1355Lutra lutra          DD 
I1062Melanargia arge          DD 
BA073Milvus migrans          DD 
M1310Miniopterus schreibersii          DD 
M1316Myotis capaccinii          DD 
M1321Myotis emarginatus          DD 
M1324Myotis myotis          DD 
BA023Nycticorax nycticorax          DD 
I1041Oxygastra curtisii          DD 
BA094Pandion haliaetus          DD 
F1095Petromyzon marinus          DD       
M1305Rhinolophus euryale          DD 
M1304Rhinolophus ferrumequinum          DD 
M1303Rhinolophus hipposideros          DD 
F1136Rutilus rubilio          DD 
BA210Streptopelia turtur          DD 
F5331Telestes muticellus          DD 
BA166Tringa glareola          DD 
A1167Triturus carnifex          DD 
BA286Turdus iliacus          DD 
BA283Turdus merula    101  250   
BA285Turdus philomelos          DD 
BA285Turdus philomelos          DD 
BA142Vanellus vanellus          DD 
BA142Vanellus vanellus          DD 
  • Group: A = Amphibians, B = Birds, F = Fish, I = Invertebrates, M = Mammals, P = Plants, R = Reptiles
  • S: in case that the data on species are sensitive and therefore have to be blocked for any public access enter: yes
  • NP: in case that a species is no longer present in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Type: p = permanent, r = reproducing, c = concentration, w = wintering (for plant and non-migratory species use permanent)
  • Unit: i = individuals, p = pairs or other units according to the Standard list of population units and codes in accordance with Article 12 and 17 reporting (see reference portal)
  • Abundance categories (Cat.): C = common, R = rare, V = very rare, P = present - to fill if data are deficient (DD) or in addition to population size information
  • Data quality: G = 'Good' (e.g. based on surveys); M = 'Moderate' (e.g. based on partial data with some extrapolation); P = 'Poor' (e.g. rough estimation); VP = 'Very poor' (use this category only, if not even a rough estimation of the population size can be made, in this case the fields for population size can remain empty, but the field "Abundance categories" has to be filled in)

3.3 Other important species of flora and fauna (optional)


Population in the site


Group CODE Scientific Name S NP Size Unit Cat. Species Annex Other categories
     MinMax C|R|V|PIVVABCD
1201Bufo viridis                   
Ceriagrion tenellum                   
1284Coluber viridiflavus                   
Hyla italica                   
Lacerta bilineata                   
Lestes dryas                   
Lucanus tetraodon                   
1250Podarcis sicula                   
1209Rana dalmatina                   
Scarites bubarius                   
Sympecma fusca                   
1168Triturus italicus                   
  • Group: A = Amphibians, B = Birds, F = Fish, Fu = Fungi, I = Invertebrates, L = Lichens, M = Mammals, P = Plants, R = Reptiles
  • CODE: for Birds, Annex IV and V species the code as provided in the reference portal should be used in addition to the scientific name
  • S: in case that the data on species are sensitive and therefore have to be blocked for any public access enter: yes
  • NP: in case that a species is no longer present in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Unit: i = individuals, p = pairs or other units according to the standard list of population units and codes in accordance with Article 12 and 17 reporting, (see reference portal)
  • Cat.: Abundance categories: C = common, R = rare, V = very rare, P = present
  • Motivation categories: IV, V: Annex Species (Habitats Directive), A: National Red List data; B: Endemics; C: International Conventions; D: other reasons


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4.1 General site character

Habitat class % Cover

Total Habitat Cover


Other Site Characteristics

Importante corso fluviale situato, a nord, tra il versante sud-occidentale del Matese ed il complesso del Roccamonfina e del Monte Maggiore. Riceve le acque del Calore Beneventano; la parte terminale del fiume scorre su terreni prevalentemente argillosi limosi.

4.2 Quality and importance

Tratti di foreste a galleria di Salix alba e Populus alba a stretto contatto con i coltivi. interessante avifauna migratrice e comunità di anfibi.

4.3 Threats, pressures and activities with impacts on the site

The most important impacts and activities with high effect on the site

No information provided

4.4 Ownership (optional)

No information provided

4.5 Documentation (optional)

Piciocchi S., Mastronardi D., Fraissinet M. 2011. I rapaci diurni della Campania. ASOIM, Napoli. Fraissinet M. e Cavaliere V. 2009. Gli anatidi selvatici della Campania. ASOIM, Napoli. Ianni O., Corso A., Capobianco G. 2013. Nuove scoperte odonatologiche per la provincia di Caserta. VI Conv. Naz. Le libellule in Italia. Trevi. Di Cristo, C., Liberato, C., De Luise, G., Di Cosmo, A, Paolucci, M. 2003 Preliminary data on the distribution of the autochthonous crayfish in the Provence of Benevento (South of Italy). CRAYNET Irish Meeting, 22nd - 24th June 2003Kilkenny, Ireland. pp. 4-5.


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5.1 Designation types at national and regional level (optional):

Code Cover [%]

5.2 Relation of the described site with other sites (optional):

Designated at national or regional level:

Type code Site name Type Cover [%]
IT05Foce Volturno - Costa di Licola0.00

5.3 Site designation (optional)

No information provided


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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:

Organisation:Regione Campania

6.2 Management Plan(s):

An actual management plan does exist:

No, but in preparation

6.3 Conservation measures (optional)

D.G.R. n. 795/2017



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