Stagno di Cábras

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Stagno di Cábras

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    3,575 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    39°57'N 08°30'E
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Stagno di Cábras. 28/03/79; Sardegna; 3,575 ha; 39°57'N 008°29'E. Special Protection Area EC Directive; Wildlife Sanctuary. The site is the largest freshwater lake in Sardinia. It is supplied mainly by the Mare Foghe River, together with runoff from adjacent agricultural land, and is connected with the sea by a narrow channel. Vegetation consists of various salt-tolerant plants, submergent species and emergent reedbeds. The site is important for numerous species of breeding, staging and wintering waterbirds, with Phoenicopterus ruber roseus occurring in large numbers. Human activities include commercial fishing, agriculture and tourism. Ramsar site no. 178.

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  • National legal designation: 
    • wildlife sanctuary
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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