Flora and Fauna
The Alpilles offer a rich fauna and flora
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Composed of lawns, garrigues, forests, cliffs, marsh, cultures… the Alpilles offer a rich fauna and flora. Indeed 960 species of plants, 90 species of birds, 19 species of bats, several hundreds of insects can be found. While walking in the Alpilles, perhaps you will be likely to cross Eagle of Bonelli, a vulture percnoptère, or Minioptéré de Schreibers…
Fomer Marsh of les Baux de Provence is a unique biological and landscape heritage as evidenced by the presence of the 221 species of birds, 44 kinds of dragonflies and 13 species of bats and several natural environments of great value. The rare species include the European Roller, Purple Heron, Bonelli’s eagle, the Cordule, the Great Horseshoe Bat and the Turtle pond turtle. Remarkable natural areas include Laurons, the gallery forests with white poplar, marshes and Mediterranean wet meadows.