A wetland on the Tyrrhenian coast, about 10 km south of the village of Cecina. Habitats include sand beaches and dunes, maquis, wet woodlands and grasslands, and open water. The surroundings include arable land. Its main use is for nature conservation.
Site is also notable for breeding and wintering waterbirds and migrating waders. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (4, winter).
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Palude e Tombolo di Bolgheri. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/08/2022.