Site description (2000 baseline)
A man-made lake in central Italy, created by the construction of a hydroelectric dam on the Tevere river. Habitats include open water, a large reedbed (450 ha), wet woodland of poplar Populus, alder Alnus and willow Salix (150 ha), and freshwater marshes. The surroundings are agricultural. The main land-use is nature conservation.
An important stop-over point for some wetland species, mainly those on passage through central Italy.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lake Alviano. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/lake-alviano-iba-italy on 26/09/2023.