skip to Main Content


Scientific name: Aythya nyroca
Priority species listed in Annex 1 of Birds Directive 2009/147/EC

Breeding pairs inside target area are ranging from 5 to 20, but breeding occurs regularly every year. Latest estimates for Europe (EU27) indicate a population of 13.100 – 20.600 pairs, out of which 62-89 in Italy (BirdLife International 2015). This species benefits of the target area all year round, for breeding, for wintering and as a stopover hotspot during migration.

Number of individuals greatly varies across seasons; wintering birds (November to February) sum up to 40-150, while much larger groups (250-400) can be observed during migrating periods (spring from late February to early April and autumn from late September to early November).


Riapre Il Concorso

The contest “Create a Logo for LIFE” is back

After forced stop due to Coronavirus lock-down period, the "Create a Logo for LIFE Marbled…

SIC 2 Marbled Duck

The group of bikers from LIFE project “SIC2SIC” LIFE16 GIE/IT/000700, during their closing tour in…

Create project’s logo contest

Take part to the contest "Create a Logo for LIFE Marbled duck PSSO project"! All…

Back To Top