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Punte Alberete

Emilia-Romagna  >  Italy

The flooded woods of Punte Alberete are full of birds. For example a heronry where all colonial herons, egrets, cormorants and allies of Europe are present.

Added by Stefano

Description

Punte Alberete is one of the last remaining freshwater marshes deriving from the ancient southern swampy forests of the Po Valley. It has a great variety of its landscapes, that range from hydric forests and swamped grasslands to open plains. Many nice birds can be seen here like Ferruginous DuckGarganeyEurasian SpoonbillLittle EgretPygmy CormorantPurple HeronGlossy IbisSquacco HeronBlack-crowned Night-HeronGreat Bittern and Little Bittern.

Details

Access

The Oasis of Punte Alberete is situated north of Ravenna, close to Canale Fossatone. If you are travelling by car, drive along Strada Statale 309 "Romea" until km 8. You can start your visit from the car park next to Punte Alberete. There is a large car park at the southern entry and at a restraurant just in front to a second entry. The park is crossed by raised paths.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring, Winter, All year round

Best time to visit

Spring, Winter

Route

Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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