Palude di Colfiorito

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Palude di Colfiorito

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  • Area: 
    157 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    43°00'N 12°52'E
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Palude di Colfiorito. 14/12/76; Umbria; 157 ha; 43°01'N 012°53'E. Special Protection Area EC Directive; Wildlife Sanctuary, Hunting Reserve. An area of spring-fed freshwater marsh exhibiting considerable seasonal variation set in the Apennines. Aquatic vegetation consists of submergent and floating vegetation, reedbeds and various notable plants. The site is an important staging area for several species of migratory waterbirds. Human activities include commercial fishing, agriculture, hunting, and tourism. Ramsar site no. 122. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

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  • National legal designation: 
    • regional park
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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