Parque natural s'Albufera de Mallorca, Ca'n Picafort

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Stroll through Parque natural s'Albufera de Mallorca, the largest wetland area in the Balearics, and you're sure to get a look at some of the 271 species of birds that call the preserve home--purple swamp-hen, black-winged stilt, and teal, to name a few. You'll also see myriad fish, reptiles, the rare Barbastelle bat, and the Psyathyrella halofila, a toadstool unique to S’Albufera. The site boasts the highest biodiversity in the Balearics due to the unique confluence of abundant rain, rich sediment, and proximity to the sea, which creates a fertile floodplain environment. Stop by the information center to learn about the wildlife and paths for walking and biking--lengths range from 15 minutes to around 3 hours. Don't forget water as the expansive park can get warm. The birding huts can also be a good place to find shade. To visit Parque natural s'Albufera de Mallorca and get the most from your holiday in Ca'n Picafort, create itinerary details personal to you using our Ca'n Picafort holiday planner.
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  • August 20, 2017
    Natural environment with many bird species where you can observe. And the sea entrance to the park surrounded by greenery... also good spa for mosquitoes with so I recommend bringing a good mosquito repellent.
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  • August 13, 2017
    For those with little time like us there is short for doing routes. The roads are fine but there are certain sites that are should mulch because they see the sights. Even so, the tour we did was very nice, and there are many species of birds to see!
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  • August 12, 2017
    Rented a bicycle and cycled through this beautiful park. The scenery was beautiful, I'm not a bird watcher however appreciate nature and what it has to offer. Cycling there are a number of the paths y...  more »

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