IT080
Fucecchio marsh


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2002

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC breeding 1999 9 breeding pairs C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 1999-2000 10-20 breeding pairs C6
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 1998-1999 221-358 breeding pairs C6
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides LC breeding 1998-1999 16-43 breeding pairs C6
Moustached Warbler Acrocephalus melanopogon LC resident 1999 13-50 breeding pairs C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Riserva naturale Padule di Fucecchio (PT) Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 207 protected area contained by site 0
Riserva naturale Padule di Fucecchio (FI) Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 25 protected area contained by site 0
Padule di Fucecchio e Lago di Sibolla Regional Nature Reserve 560 protected area overlaps with site 300
Padule di Fucecchio Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,081 protected area overlaps with site 0
Padule di Fucecchio Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,081 protected area overlaps with site 2,081
Cerbaie Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,509 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Bosco di Chiusi e Paduletta di Ramone Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 419 protected area overlaps with site 276
Bosco di Chiusi e Paduletta di Ramone Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 419 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Mixed woodland -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Forestry plantations -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fucecchio marsh. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2020.