IT079
Calvana mountains


Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2000)
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Area: 3,900 ha

Protection status:

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
A hilly area of Tuscany, 15 km north-west of Florence. Habitats are dominated by pastures, heathland, ruderal land, grassland and woodland. Vegetation cover is highly influenced by fire and grazing. The area is mainly used for stock-grazing.

Key biodiversity
A notable site for passerine species.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Calvana mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2020.