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Le Pagliete di Maccarese

Lazio  >  Italy

This is an area cultivated with corn. In autumn and winter it is possible to observe many wintering birds including the rare Saker Falcon.

Added by Andrea Poggi

Description

The area of Le Pagliete di Maccarese is an important hunting zone for numerous birds of prey, including Peregrine Falcon, Booted Eagle, Eurasian Kestrel, European Marsh Harrier, Hen Harrier, Common Buzzard and the rare Saker Falcon

It is also possible to observe Ardeidae including Grey Heron, Cattle Egret, Great Egret, Little Egret. Common Pheasant is not uncommon in the fields, as are Eurasian Skylark, Northern Lapwing, Rock Pigeon, Common Snipe, European Goldfinch and Meadow Pipit.  Along the irrigation canals Common Kingfisher is present.

Details

Access

You can go there by car and park along the road.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland, Grassland, Agriculture

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Winter, Autumn

Best time to visit

Winter

Route

Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Car

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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