The Po Delta now - spring


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Spring is a flowering period, river banks are almost covered by natural flowers lawns, in the middle of the wheat fields dominate poppy red, the sweet  climate invite having a walk and excursion by bicycle, but with the recommendation bringing camera and telescope. Some amphibians emerge from hibernation, pheasants and ducks in the valleys are more relaxed, at the moment the hunt is suspended. Spring is also a nesting period, the  heronries are real cities of herons and begin to be filled.  These sites: Ca' Zen in Taglio di Po, the Oasis of Ca’ Mello, the busa Bastimento, Morosina Valley and the largest and wild, but hard to get into, located on the Po di Maistra, from March to June are the place where the colonies of herons, egrets and bitterns go to form their nests and lay their eggs, birdwatching, however, must be discreet otherwise the birds may abandon broods. In forested areas the pine forest Donada in the Botanical Garden of Porto Caleri, in the dunes of St. Basilio nevertheless, may note some types of sparrows very common: blackbirds, her ashen, the colorful bee-eaters, rollers, nightjar, warbler

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The Delta

Parco del DeltaThe river Po, called the “gentle giant”, is the longest river in Italy. With its 650 km (about 400 miles), it runs through the Po Plain and flows into the Adriatic Sea, forming a delta and one of the largest wetlands in Europe and in the Mediterranean Sea.


Experiencing the Delta

Vivere il DeltaThe Po Delta is a wonderful land, most of which is still unknown. It should be experienced by walking slowly across it, discovering the gentleness of its landscape, the warm and rough welcome of the fishing lodges, the emotion of the boat bridges, the mystery of the thick canebrakes, the wide horizons, the activity in the fishing lagoons and in the vegetable gardens, the charm of the mouth and of the sandbars, strips of very thin sand following the seashore.


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