IT056
Assa valley


Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
An Alpine valley that is surrounded by a high plain, on the west side of the Altopiano di Asiago. The area is covered mainly by cultivated grassland.



Key biodiversity
Important site for breeding Crex crex.



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threat for Crex crex is the abandonment of grassland management. There is a yearly census of Crex crex by a local ornithological group (NISORIA).



Protected areas
National None International None




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Assa valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/09/2020.