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Arenzano, close to Genoa, Liguria

Europe, Italy


Near Genoa, Liguria. One of the major hotspot for raptors in northern Italy. Between early March and June, thousands of migrating raptors fly up the Italian peninsula and cross the Ligurian Apennines.


Notable Species

The site is noteworthy on a continental scale for Short-toed Eagle (800 inds./season, peaking between March 9th-15th, and 20th-22nd September, but also some breeding), Black Stork (10 inds. per year, peaking early March), Montagu's Harrier, Booted Eagle (Sept-Oct), European Honey Buzzard



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