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Venice port and park Biennale

Veneto  >  Italy

The Venice port and park Biennale may seem like urban areas but really they are a great place for unusal birds.

Added by Jan Lock

Description

The Venice port and park Biennale are a great place for migratory and wintering birds, as well as interesting breeding birds. In the park Biennale you can see species such as Eurasian Scops OwlHawfinch and Italian Sparrow. The migratory and wintering birds you can spot in the port include Black-throated Diver (Arctic Loon)Black-necked Grebe and Red-breasted Merganser. You can see sereval gull species such as Mediterranean Gull and even the occasional Ring-billed Gull.

Details

Access

To get to Venice you have to either take the boat or train ride towards the city. If you want to take the boat to the city you have to go and park in the airport car park, the actual crossing can be extremely hot in summer but is good for birds such as Sandwich TernAvocetEurasian Spoonbill and Common Shelduck. The train ride is not as hot and shorter.

Terrain and Habitat

Scattered trees and bushes, Forest, Sea, City/village

Conditions

High water possible, Flat

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Summer, Autumn, Spring, Winter, Spring migration, Autumn migration

Route

Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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