Vincheto di Cellarda

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A wetland complex of the Piave river, located 15 km south-west of the town of Belluno. Habitats include an artificial lake (Lago di Busche), a wet woodland (Vincheto di Cellarda) of willow Salix and alder Alnus, a peatland and a wet grassland. The main land-uses are nature conservation, recreation and water management.

Key biodiversity
An important stop-over site for waterbirds migrating along the valley of Piave river (crossing the Alps).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
No major threats are present. Wintering waterbirds are monitored regularly.

Protected areas
National Partial International Partial92 ha of IBA covered by State Nature Reserve (Vincheto di Cellarda, 92 ha). 92 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Vincheto di Cellarda, 92 ha). 99 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Vincheto di Cellarda, 99 ha). 99 ha of IBA covered by Ramsar Site (Vincheto di Cellarda, 99 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vincheto di Cellarda. Downloaded from on 29/03/2023.