Farma valley

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A large, hilly, wooded valley in Tuscany, with highly intact beech woodlands (Fagus) and crossed by the Farma river. Main land-use is forestry.

Key biodiversity
Also a notable breeding site for raptors and woodland passerines.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Threats are associated with the development of tourism. Some or all of the site is covered by a management plan.

Protected areas
National Partial International None1,509 ha of IBA covered by Regional Nature Reserve (Valle del Farma, 1,509 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Farma valley. Downloaded from on 01/02/2023.