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Pools of Florence plain


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2002

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides LC breeding 2000 6-8 breeding pairs C6
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC breeding 1999-2001 30-70 breeding pairs C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Stagni della Piana Fiorentina e Pratese Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,902 protected area overlaps with site 0
Stagni della Piana Fiorentina e Pratese Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,902 protected area overlaps with site 964
Area naturale protetta di interesse locale Stagni di Focognano Altre Aree Naturali Protette Regionali 152 protected area overlaps with site 0
Area naturale protetta di interesse locale Podere la Querciola Altre Aree Naturali Protette Regionali 45 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Arable land, Other urban and industrial areas, Ruderal land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pools of Florence plain. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2022.