Middle course of River Brenta

Country/territory: Italy

IBA criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 2,352 ha

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description (baseline)
The middle course of the River Brenta, from the bridge at Nove to the bridge at Carturo, about 15 km north-east of the town of Vicenza. The main habitats are large stretches of shingle, pseudo-steppes, shrubs and wet woodlands. Most of the area is not utilized by man.

Key biodiversity
Notable numbers of several passerines breed in the area. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aquila clanga (min. 1, winter).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Middle course of River Brenta. Downloaded from on 02/06/2023.