Valli residue del comprensorio di Comacchio
- Site number:225
- Area:13,500 ha
- Designation date:04-09-1981
- Coordinates:44°37'N 12°11'E
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Valli residue del comprensorio di Comacchio. 04/09/81; Emilia Romagna; 13,500 ha; 44°37'N 012°11'E. Special Protection Area EC Directive. The remnants of an extensive complex of coastal lagoons and marshes drained in 1850 for agriculture. The site includes a shallow, brackish lagoon connected with the sea, sand banks and islands. Vegetation is dominated by salt-tolerant plants. The single most important wetland in Italy for breeding waterbirds, the area is also a valuable staging and wintering area. Birdwatching and conservation education facilities are available. Ramsar site no. 225. Most recent RIS information: 1998.
- National legal designation:
- protected area
- regional park
- Regional (international) legal designations:
- EU Natura 2000
- Last publication date:01-01-1998