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La tour de Capitello

Corse  >  France

Estuary of two coastal rivers: Gravona and Prunelli, it is one of the few wetlands on the west coast of Corsica.

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Most recent update 12 February 2020
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Description

The amount of birds you can see here depends on the flow of the river itself impacted by the rainy season. Nice birds you can see here are: Pallid Swift, Stone-curlew, Greater Flamingo, Common Pochard, Osprey and Marmora's Warbler.

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Français: Estuaire de deux fleuves côtiers : la Gravona et le Prunelli, c'est une des rares zones humides de la côte ouest Corse. La fréquentation des oiseaux est aléatoire. Cela dépend du débit de la rivière lui-même impacté par la saisonalité des pluies.

Details

Access

Before entering Porticcio from Ajaccio, turn right towards the Capitello tower.

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Français: Avant d'entrer à Porticcio en provenance d'Ajaccio, prendre à droite direction tour de Capitello.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland , Plain , Beach , Agriculture , River , Sea , Dunes

Conditions

Flat , Sandy , Open landscape , High water possible

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

Spring , Autumn

Best time to visit

Spring migration , Autumn migration

Route

Narrow trail , Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot , Car

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Extra info

It is a historic site with the Capitello tower. The proximity to the airport can be noisy. Attention in summer, naturist site.

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Français: C'est un site historique avec la tour de Capitello. La proximité de l'aéroport peut être bruyante. Attention en été, site naturiste.

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