Palude e Tombolo di Bolgheri

Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 1,917 ha

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
A wetland on the Tyrrhenian coast, about 10 km south of the village of Cecina. Habitats include sand beaches and dunes, maquis, wet woodlands and grasslands, and open water. The surroundings include arable land. Its main use is for nature conservation.

Key biodiversity
Site is also notable for breeding and wintering waterbirds and migrating waders. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (4, winter).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Palude e Tombolo di Bolgheri. Downloaded from on 27/09/2022.