"This morning the wind blew at times from northeast , slowing down to stillnes every now and then, enough to let the the sun to burn the skin, then returning suddenly to push large white and gray clouds to shade the Reserve, and to chill my back. Nothing moved in the meadows striped by the brown of dried carrot stems, nothing was fluttering between the green oak leaves burned by the August drought. Only puny and spindly colchicums brought a delicate touch of color among the dead leaves which are beginning, slowly, imperceptibly to accumulate on the ground."
I never heard before about this nature reserve, since my friend Sauro asked me to take part to one of many guided walks organized in this beautiful park.
As we started our walk, Guido started to explain "his" Oasis.
A fern is any one of a group of about 12,000 species of plants. Unlike mosses they have xylem and phloem (making them vascular plants). They have stems, leaves, and roots like other vascular plants. Ferns do not have either seeds or flowers (they reproduce via spores).
The nature reserve is home for many animals, like the Wild boar.
The Populus tremula It is a medium-sized deciduous tree growing to 10–25 m tall, with a trunk up to 1 m diameter.
The weather was perfect to better appreciate the daytime.
What beautiful colors; I used a lot my wide angle zoom lens.
An interesting dead tree sticking out of the green.
What was funny this Populus, always moving.
Who knows how many mammals usually walk on this underwood. It's seems a perfect place for some hide picture.
Autumn colors were greeting and inviting us to come back in this graeat WWF Nature Reserve, to have another nice day with Guido and other friends.
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