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RNR Foci dell'Isonzo - Isola della Cona

Friuli Venezia Giulia  >  Italy

The Foce dell'Isonzo Regional Nature Reserve is a complex lagoon structure in the northermost section of the Adriatic Sea.

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Description

The mouth of the Isonzo river Nature Reserve is the ideal habitat for many animal species and, in particular, for resident and migratory birds, due to the presence of freshwater marshes, vast salty wetlands, reed beds, woodlands and grasslands.

Over 320 bird species have been recorded in the area so far. The symbol of the reserve is the Eurasian Curlew  

Details

Access

From Gorizia: towards Monfalcone, reach the provincial road for Grado and follow the signs for the Riserva Naturale Foce dell'Isonzo or Isola della Cona From Trieste: A4 motorway, Monfalcone exit, reach the provincial road for Grado and follow the signs for the Riserva Naturale Foce dell'Isonzo or Isola della Cona From Udine and Venice: highway A4 and highway A23 exit Monfalcone reach the provincial road for Grado and follow the signs for the Riserva Naturale Foce dell’Isonzo or Isola della Cona

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland, Mud flats, Reedbeds, River, Sea, Grassland

Conditions

Swampy, High water possible, Open landscape, Flat

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Winter, Spring migration

Route

Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Car

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Birdingplaces Near

RNR Valle Cavanata

The presence of several environments between the sea and the mainland (lagoon, beach, wood, meadow, fishing valley, pond) makes it an ideal place for the stop and the nesting of several species of birds, while others simply spend the winter here: on the whole 260 bird species have been recorded.

RNR Falesie di Duino

It includes a steep calcareous coastline, a narrow belt of the karst upland and the opposite marine belt over a surface of 107 hectares. Over 150 bird species have been recorded.

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

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