Le Cesine

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Le Cesine

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  • Area: 
    620 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    40°21'N 18°19'E
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Le Cesine. 06/12/77; Puglia; 620 ha; 40°20'N 018°21'E. Special Protection Area EC Directive; Natural Reserve, Wildlife Sanctuary. A coastal, wetland complex, separated from the sea by a dune system. Habitats include open brackish pools, reedbeds and associated saltmarsh, bordered by Mediterranean scrub and woodland. The site is important for the nesting, staging and wintering of numerous species of waterbirds. Several rare plant species occur. The site is important for conservation education and cultivation. Ramsar site no. 168. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

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  • National legal designation: 
    • natural reserve
    • oasis of regional protection
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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