Codigoro heronry

Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: C2, C6 (2002)
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Area: 60 ha

Protection status:

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
The site is located on the east Padana plain, close to the village of Codigoro, inland of the Po delta. The pools of a sugar factory are the main land-use of the area, together with nature conservation.

Key biodiversity
A large mixed heronry. The presence of the colony is linked to the sugar-factory pools.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Codigoro heronry. Downloaded from on 27/09/2020.