A hilly area of Tuscany, mainly covered by heathland. The area can be divided into three subsites: Alpe di Poti, Monte Ginezzo, Pian di Scò. Main land-uses are forestry, hunting and heath-cutting (`Other').
An important site for breeding raptors and passerines, especially Sylvia warblers.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are burning of vegetation, afforestation, abandonment of land management, and hunting.
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BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Arezzo heathlands. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 31/01/2023.