The Oasi Celestina is a very small (12 ha) oasis managed by LIPU in the Reggio Emilia province that protects a couple of freshwater lakes and some patches of reedbeds, reforestations and meadows.
Three days ago the very bright Luca Bagni found there a mega rarity with less than 10 observations in Italy: an amazing Dusky Warbler (Phylloscopus fuscatus)!
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With the friends Menotti Passarella and Gianfranco Colombo I had the honour to be in the first Italian team to participate to the International birding race called “Champions of the Flyway”. It’s a very clever idea to involve teams from all over the world to enjoy Israeli nature and compete in observing the higest number of birds in a day on one hand, but also a big fundraising in which the teams compete as well in order to keep the attention and to provide a concrete help to the fight against the illegal killing of birds in different hot coutries. Continue reading “The first Italian team at Champions of the Flyway (Israel)”