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Lake Candia


Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: C7 (2002)
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Area: 371 ha

Protection status:

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
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.

Key biodiversity
The area is important for reedbed-breeding passerines.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Candia. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/08/2020.