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.
Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (1, winter).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ponte Buriano-Lago della Penna. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/07/2020.