Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 3,135 ha

Protection status:

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
A freshwater wetland (157 ha) in the central Apennines, close to the village of Colfiorito. The wetland is fringed by a reedbed and the site includes the surrounding hilly areas (Piani di Ricciano, Piani di Arvello, Piano di Annifo).

Key biodiversity
An important breeding site for reedbed species, especially Botaurus stellaris.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Colfiorito. Downloaded from on 29/11/2020.