Year of compilation: 2000
A freshwater wetland in Tuscany, a few kilometres south of the town of Montecatini. There are reedbeds, open waters, a wet woodland (Bosco di Chiusi) and surrounding cultivated areas.
An important site for breeding herons and reedbed passerines.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are hunting and water management.
None300 ha of IBA covered by Regional Nature Reserve (Padule di Fucecchio e Lago di Sibolla, 560 ha).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fucecchio marsh. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 08/05/2021.