A freshwater, nutrient-rich lake of modest dimensions, located on the western Padana plain, 10 km south of the town of Ivrea. It is bordered by reedbeds and wet woodlands, and surrounded by meadows and maize-fields. The main human activities are nature conservation and tourism.
The area is important for reedbed-breeding passerines.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Candia. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2020.