IT081
Arezzo heathlands


Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 13,437 ha

Protection status:

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
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').

Key biodiversity
An important site for breeding raptors and passerines, especially Sylvia warblers.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Arezzo heathlands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/08/2020.