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.
A notable site for passerine species.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Afforestation, uncontrolled fires and overgrazing are the main threats.
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BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Calvana mountains. Downloaded from
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