Saline di Margherita di Savoia

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Saline di Margherita di Savoia

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    3,871 ha
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    41°24'N 16°03'E
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Saline di Margherita di Savoia. 02/08/79; Puglia; 3,871 ha; 41°24'N 016°04'E. Special Protection Area EC Directive Natural Reserve, Wildlife Sanctuary. A complex of salt pans connected with the sea, supporting salt-resistant vegetation and scattered reed and sedge beds. Up to 30,000 waterbirds of numerous species winter at the site. Human activities include commercial salt extraction, fish rearing and ecotourism. Ramsar site no. 191. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

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