IT054
Mount Grappa


Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: A1, C1, C6 (2002)
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Area: 33,427 ha

Protection status:

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
A large pre-Alpine area, part of the Prealpi Venete, north of the town of Bassano del Grappa. Large areas of broadleaved woodland and pasture dominate the site.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for breeding Crex crex, and is also a `bottleneck' site for migrating raptors in spring, especially Pernis apivorus (3,000-3,500 per season).

Attributes
Raptors MOU - IBA listed under Table 3 of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Grappa. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2020.