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The wide dry area of the river Trebbia and the stone curlew

The stone curlew prefers the widest dry areas of the river bed to nest. When the river is dry this particular bird prepares its nest among the stones, near a shrub or other natural shelters, where it can perfectly resemble the surrounding environment, and the eggs themselves have such colors that can be confused with the river pebbles. During the sunset the stone curlew also visits the cultivated terraces on the sides of the river, where it can eat earthworms, snails, insects and sometimes small rodents.

Municipality: Piacenza (PC) |
Stone Curlew
Stone Curlew