Ornithology, the passion of Pietralunga
In the commune of Pietralunga the most
greater Umbrian exposure, a real faun map of the Appennino
The Ornithological Museum '' Silvio
Bambini '' is located inside the Naturalistic Oasis of Candeleto,
and collect the present fauna in the Umbrian territory. Over 280 varieties of
birds and 40 mammals constitute the present vast harvest of samples in the
region, dedicated to the impassioned of the sector, both to whoever wants to
know more about it. Inside the two didactic laboratories is possible to learn
notions respect the air and the flight of the birds, on the wood and its
inhabitants. The Museum is born thanks to the wish and the passion of Silvio
Bambini, who began embalming birds and mammals that risked to disappear from
the panorama of the Umbrian Appennino beginning from 1969, reaching then
to realise a complete faun map.
But the environmental and naturalistic
vocation of Candeleto has gone beyond the Ornithological Museum, with
the completion of the Didactic Wood, it is possible to observe from near
the over 300 different arboreal kinds that populates the whole peninsula.
Articulated in different sections, in the '' Bush '' they find space the
autochthonous kinds, the exotic kinds installed for the reforestation, the
ornamental exotic plants and the hybrids, constituting a section of everything
has at least a stem, roots and a present leaf on the national territory.
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