Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Rains that give life

Due to the last rains, water reservoir is increasing and this comes alive again torrents, streams and ponds.

Also another places like meadows, wetlands and saltpans become great points specially for some species of birds.

One of these places is el Prat de Sant Jordi, in the municipality of Palma. Either cultivated areas or land where grows wild vegetation are now flooded becoming a good habitat for birds like ducks, herons and waders.

Mallards,  Teals, Ruddy Shelduck, Cattle Egret, Grey Heron, Little Bittern, Kentish Plover, Black-winged Stilt, Redshank, Snipe, Lapwing, Stints, Sandpipers, Plovers are some examples.