IT048
Middle valley of Tagliamento river


Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: A1, C1, C2, C6 (2002)
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Area: 17,938 ha

Protection status:

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
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.

Key biodiversity
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).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Middle valley of Tagliamento river. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2020.