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Tarquinia saltpans


Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 1,760 ha

Protection status:

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
Small saltpans on the Tyrrhenian coast, close to the village of Tarquinia. The main vegetation is Salicornia bushes. The main land-use is salt extraction.

Key biodiversity
An important site for wintering waterbirds.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tarquinia saltpans. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/07/2020.