Lago di Burano

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Lago di Burano

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  • Area: 
    410 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    42°24'N 11°22'E
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Lago di Burano. 14/12/76; Toscana; 410 ha; 42°24'N 011°23'E. Special Protection Area EC Directive; Integrated Natural Reserve. A saline lake separated from the sea (except for a narrow connecting channel) by a double line of dunes covered by dry Mediterranean scrub. The lake supports submergent and emergent vegetation. The area is important for staging and wintering up to 10,000 waterbirds of various species, and is an important refuge from hunting. Land use includes recreation, fishing and agriculture. Natural vegetational succession requires management. Ramsar site no. 125. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

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  • National legal designation: 
    • high public interest area
    • natural reserve
    • wwf reserve
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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