Site description (2000 baseline)
A complex of small freshwater pools, wetlands, abandoned pits and cultivated land on a plain west of Florence. The pools are used mainly as game reserves. Agriculture is the most important human activity away from the pools.
Important especially for the colony of Nycticorax nycticorax.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Pools of Florence plain. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/pools-of-florence-plain-iba-italy on 05/12/2023.