IT079
Calvana mountains


Year of compilation: 2000

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.



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Afforestation, uncontrolled fires and overgrazing are the main threats.



Protected areas
National None International None




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Calvana mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2020.