Marengo heronry

Country/territory: Italy

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

Protection status:

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 (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Marengo heronry. Downloaded from on 30/09/2020.