IBA criteria met: B2 (2000)
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Area: 2,400 ha
Site description (baseline)
The middle course of an Apennine stream, on the Padana plain. The main land-uses are agriculture and nature conservation.
An important breeding site for Merops apiaster which also supports good numbers of terns and Riparia riparia.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Stirone stream. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2883 on 06/06/2023.