Cividalese and upper Torre valley

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
An area of hills and mountains in north-eastern Italy, with large areas of agriculture and broadleaved woodland. Agriculture and forestry are the main land-uses.

Key biodiversity
An important breeding area for Crex crex. The only breeding site in Italy for Strix uralensis.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Abandonment of land management is the main threat to Crex crex.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Cividalese and upper Torre valley. Downloaded from on 01/10/2023.