Trebbia river (lower course)

Country/territory: Italy

IBA criteria met: C6 (2000)
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Area: 30 ha

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description (baseline)
The lower course of a tributary of the River Po. The site is dominated by riparian and dry habitats, mainly wet woodlands (Populus and Salix), ponds, pseudo-steppe, gravel-pits, and sandy areas. The main land-use is gravel extraction.

Key biodiversity
A notable breeding site for birds of dry areas (especially Burhinus oedicnemus, Calandrella brachydactylata and Anthus campestris) and for terns (Sterna hirundo and S. albifrons).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Trebbia river (lower course). Downloaded from on 31/05/2023.