Alpi Apuane

Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 21,849 ha

Protection status:

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
A mountain complex in Tuscany, east of the towns of Massa and Carrara. The area is particularly rich in rocky areas and alpine grasslands. The main land-uses are grazing, nature conservation, and marble extraction.

Key biodiversity
Important breeding site for montane passerines.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Alpi Apuane. Downloaded from on 21/10/2020.