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Lessinia National Park

Verona, Veneto  >  Italy

10.333 hectares, heights up to 1976 m asl, Lessinia Regional Nature Park has steep escarpments, gentle rolling slopes in high pastures and dense wooded areas.

Added by Mick Allen

Description

Lessinia Regional Nature Park is very rich in birds and many special birds can be seen here. Black Woodpecker, Boreal Owl, Eurasian Eagle Owl, Golden Eagle, Short-toed Snake Eagle, Red-footed Falcon, Black Grouse, Western Capercaillie, Hazel Grouse, European Roller, Northern Goshawk, Rock Partridge, White-winged Snowfinch, Alpine Accentor, Nutcracker, Corn Crake, Rufous-tailed Rock-Thrush, White-throated Dipper, Western Bonelli's Warbler, Dotterel, Black-eared Wheatear, Red-backed Shrike, Great Grey Shrike, Wallcreeper . . . all these and more, depending on the season. Plus marmot, deer, chamois, red squirrel, wild boar and wolves, and an astonishing array of butterflies, orchids and other wildlife.

Details

Access

There are many designated footpaths throughout the park, but a car is pretty essential to get there from Verona. For walking trails in the area see the link of Alte Alessinia below.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest, Scattered trees and bushes, Grassland, Valley, Mountain

Conditions

Mountainous, Hilly, Open landscape

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Winter, Spring migration, Spring, Autumn, Autumn migration

Route

Paved road, Wide path, Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot, Car, Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Links

View birdingplaces in the area that are published on Birdingplaces.eu

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

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