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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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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 SwiftStone-curlewGreater FlamingoCommon PochardOsprey 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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