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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Sirente crater, Secinaro

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The Sirente crater is a circular small lake in the valley of Sirente, in the Sirente Velino Regional Park, about 13 km from Secinaro. For several decades, the science has been interested in it for its presumed extraterrestrial origin. It was …

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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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Giovenco River

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The Giovenco is a river of Marsica. It rises in mount Pietra Gentile and flows for 44 km to the Fucino Valley, which irrigates, across the enchanting Giovenco Valley, land of deer and bears, located in the National Park of …

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Reed warbler

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The reed warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus) is a Passeriformes bird. About 14 cm long, it has a light brown plumage with green reflections. It lives mainly along waterways. It nests in the vegetation of the river banks, especially in the groves …

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Vibrata stream

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The Vibrata stream rises on the Montagna dei Fiori (Mountain of Flowers) at 1697 m above sea level and flows for 35 km in the Province of Teramo before flowing into the Adriatic Sea between Villa Rosa di Martinsicuro and …

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