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 (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Assa valley. Downloaded from on 30/09/2022.