The site lies about 10 km south of the town of Volterra, in Tuscany, and comprises a large broadleaved evergreen woodland, called Berignone, and a stretch of the River Cecina. Habitats include rocky cliffs, rivers, streams, grasslands and cultivated areas. Main land-uses are forestry, agriculture and hunting.
The site is also notable for its breeding raptors and woodland passerines.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: River Cecina middle valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/10/2020.