Little egret

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Even the most unaware person of the phenomena of nature cannot fail to be attracted by the elegance of this phlegmatic wading bird of the heron family, which can be notice quite often along rivers: the little egret (Egretta garzetta), …

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Sea turtles, Roseto

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Saturday morning a small loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta), called Giulia from the name of the lady who found her, was released in the sea in front of the beach in Roseto degli Abruzzi where it was born. At least …

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Aesculapian snake

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The Aesculapian snake (Zamenis longissimus) is the most widespread snake in Abruzzo. It is not uncommon to see it crawling in the fields or on the roads. Its dimensions are remarkable as it can be two meters long. The uniform …

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Red kite

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L’entroterra vastese è zona di alta concentrazione del rapace dalla coda di rondine: il nibbio. The hinterland of Vasto is an area of ​​high concentration of kites. To the careful observers is not difficult to spot them in this region, …

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Coot

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The coot (Fulica atra) is a bird in the Rallidae family. It is about 38 cm long. The plumage is black with white beak and facial shield. The legs and webbed feet are greenish. It lives in freshwater river, lakes …

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Common firecrest

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The common firecrest (Regulus ignicapilla) is a small bird in the kinglet family. Since it is 9 cm long, it is considered one of the smallest passerines in Abruzzo. It is a very pretty and colourful insectivore, with little difference …

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