Sant'Alessandro Heronry

The Sant'Alessandro heronry is located in the Municipality of Zeme: with an extension of 256 hectares, it is the largest in the province of Pavia. It has a great variety of environments: a humid forest of black alders, some bushy areas of willows, expanses of marsh reeds, hammerheads and sedges, and vast areas flooded by spring waters devoid of vegetation.

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