An artificially created wetland, in a heavily cultivated, lowland area of the Padana plain, 15 km north of the city of Parma. Habitats include wet grasslands, arable land, streams and rivers.
A notable site for migrating waterbirds and for breeding Himantopus himantopus and terns Sterna.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Torrile LIPU reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2020.