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Biviere di Gela lake

Dunes and birds

Biviere di Gela lake

Biviere di Gela
Biviere di Gela
Dwarf palm tree
Dwarf palm tree
Overview
Overview
Glossy ibis
Glossy ibis
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gela-lake-biviere

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Biviere di Gela is the largest coastal lake in Sicily, and one of the main “rest areas” of migratory birds.

From a well equipped visitor center branches several nature trails. One in particular that goes through the reeds, is ideal for bird-watching.

During the year Biviere di Gela is visited by more than 200 species of birds.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mignattaio

 

 

Rich is the list of avifauna here: heron, egret, tuft, glossy Ibis  (photo, symbol of protected area) …

 

 

 

 

palma-nana

 

In the reserve we can also find several species of plants, like the Nella riserva si osservano anche dei prati in cui crescono rosemary, thyme, wild orchidscarob, mastic, dwarf palm trees (photo) and sallow.

 

 

 

 

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