The middle course of Tagliamento river, in north-eastern Italy, is a pre-Alpine area with various dry and wet habitats (steppe grasslands, boulders, broadleaved and wet woodlands, springs, rocky cliffs). The main land-uses are hunting and recreational activities.
An important breeding site for birds of dry or open habitats, and a foraging area for large raptors. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (2-4 pairs).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Middle valley of Tagliamento river. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/10/2020.