IT030
Stirone stream


Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: B2 (2000)
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Area: 2,400 ha

Protection status:

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
The middle course of an Apennine stream, on the Padana plain. The main land-uses are agriculture and nature conservation.

Key biodiversity
An important breeding site for Merops apiaster which also supports good numbers of terns and Riparia riparia.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Stirone stream. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/03/2021.