Site description (2000 baseline):
Site location and context
A subalpine, mountainous area north of the town of Varese, covered mainly by broadleaved woodlands, with some streams and small lakes. The main land-uses are recreation and forestry.
The area is important mainly for species of woodland passerine and for some breeding raptors.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are urbanization, including the building of new infrastructure, and the abandonment of land management. The site is a candidate Special Protection Area.
None5,400 ha of IBA covered by Regional Nature Park (Campo dei Fiori, 5,400 ha).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Campo dei Fiori, Valganna and Cuvia valley. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/campo-dei-fiori-valganna-and-cuvia-valley-iba-italy on 01/10/2023.