Palude di Bolgheri

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Palude di Bolgheri

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  • Area: 
    518 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    43°13'N 10°33'E
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Palude di Bolgheri. 14/12/76; Toscana; 518 ha; 43°13'N 010°33'E. Special Protection Area EC Directive; Wildlife Sanctuary. Partly wooded marshland separated from the beach and sea by a double cordon of dunes covered with dry Mediterranean scrub. The dunes give way to a series of freshwater pools surrounded by typical marsh vegetation and areas of wet woodland. Surrounding areas consist of cultivated fields divided by hedgerows and trees. The site is important as a staging and nesting area for a wide range of migratory waterbirds. Ramsar site no. 123. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

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  • National legal designation: 
    • wildlife sanctuary
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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Ramsar Information Sheet (RIS)