Bacino dell'Angitola

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Bacino dell'Angitola

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    875 ha
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    38°44'N 16°14'E
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Bacino dell'Angitola. 11/04/89; Calabria; 875 ha; 38°44'N 016°14'E. Wildlife Sanctuary. An artificial irrigation reservoir and the only freshwater wetland along a substantial stretch of the Tyrrhenian Sea coast. Vegetation is characterized by emergent species with the banks supporting typical riparian vegetation giving way to Mediterranean scrub. Up to 6,000 waterbirds of numerous species occur in winter and during migration periods. The area has an important conservation education function. Ramsar site no. 426. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

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    • wildlife sanctuary
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