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Laguna Veneta near Jesolo

Venice  >  Italy

The part of the lagoon that is located on the north-west side of Venice is a great place for birding. A very nice wetland full of waders and waterbirds.

Added by J. Vreekamp

Description

There are many species that can be observed in the laguna Veneta all seasons of the year. For some years there are also Greater Flamingo breeding. Other special birds you could see here are Peregrine Falcon, European Roller, Great Spotted Cuckoo, Ruddy Shelduck, Ferruginous Duck, Cattle Egret and Eurasian Curlew. A total amount of over 450 thousand waterfowl live throughout the lagoon. And today there are more than 8,000 Greater Flamingo that winter in the lagoon.

Details

Access

Very nice wetland with many opportunities to explore by car. Start your trip at Via Lio Maggiore in Jesolo. See the route on the map.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland

Conditions

Flat, Open landscape, No shadow

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring, Summer

Best time to visit

Summer, Spring

Route

Paved road, Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Car

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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