Marengo heronry

Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i, B2, C2, C6 (2002)
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Area: 258 ha

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
An area of woodland along the Orba river, on the west Padana plain, 10 km south of the town of Alessandria. The main land-use is nature conservation.

Key biodiversity
A large, mixed heronry.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Marengo heronry. Downloaded from on 01/07/2022.