Valli di Comacchio and Bonifica del Mezzano IBA

Location:Italy
Area:84,184 acres (34,068 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C3, C4, C6
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Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Cfa (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: fully humid; Temperature: hot summer)
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Species

Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Acrocephalus melanopogon (Moustached Warbler)C6
Anser anser (Greylag Goose)B1i, C3
Ardea purpurea (Purple Heron)B2, C2, C6
Ardeola ralloides (Squacco Heron)C2, C6
Aythya ferina (Common Pochard)A4i, B1i, C3
Aythya nyroca (Ferruginous Duck)A1, C1
Bucephala clangula (Common Goldeneye)B1i, C3
Charadrius alexandrinus (Snowy Plover)B2
Emberiza hortulana (Ortolan Bunting)C6
Gelochelidon nilotica (Gull-billed Tern)B1i, B2, C2, C6
Glareola pratincola (Collared Pratincole)B1i, C2, C6
Himantopus himantopus (Black-winged Stilt)B1i, C2, C6
Ichthyaetus melanocephalus (Mediterranean Gull)C2, C6
Lanius collurio (Red-backed Shrike)C6
Nycticorax nycticorax (Black-crowned Night-Heron)A4i, B1i, B2, C2, C6
Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant)B1i, C3
Recurvirostra avosetta (Pied Avocet)C6
Sterna hirundo (Common Tern)B1i, C2, C6
Sternula albifrons (Little Tern)A4i, B1i, B2, C2, C6
Thalasseus sandvicensis (Sandwich Tern)B1i, C2, C6

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263