The heronries

Riserva naturale Valle Cavanata via Grado 1, Fossalon di Grado, Italia

Herons and associated species such as ibis, spoonbills and cormorants form a well-known group of colonial waterbirds. In Italy since the 1970s, breeding colonies, known as garzaie, are regularly visited in order to check which species are established and the number of breeding pairs. The last national census was carried out in 2023 and in […]