Ponte Buriano-Lago della Penna

Country/territory: Italy

IBA criteria met: C6 (2000)
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Area: 200 ha

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description (2000 baseline)
An artificial lake and associated freshwater wetland, partly covered by reedbeds and sedges, located about 10 km north-west of the town of Arezzo. The surrounding areas are mainly cultivated. Main land-use is water management for producing electricity.

Key biodiversity
Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (1, winter).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Ponte Buriano-Lago della Penna. Downloaded from on 09/12/2023.