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Fauna

The inaccessible cliffs host the peregrine falcon and many other seabird species, such as the yellow-legged gull, the cormorant, the booby, the Manx shearwater and the common tern.
In the Maquis there are small mammals, such as the hedgehog, the badger, the least weasel and the beech marten. The only relevant predator is the fox.
It is possible to sight some snakes, usually harmless ones, such as the green whip snake, the Aesculapian snake, the slow worm, and also lizards, green lizards and geckoes on the dry-stone walls. The viper is very rare.
There are many small birds: the most widespread in the Maquis are the common chaffinch, the European greenfinch, the European robin, the common starling, the Sardinian warbler. At higher altitudes, in the pinewoods and holm oak forests, one can observe the Eurasian jay, the European green woodpecker and the great spotted woodpecker.
Yellow-legged gull (Larus michahellis)
Yellow-legged gull (Larus michahellis)
(photo by: Silvia Olivari)
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