Calvana mountains

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
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.

Key biodiversity
A notable site for passerine species.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Afforestation, uncontrolled fires and overgrazing are the main threats.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Calvana mountains. Downloaded from on 25/09/2021.