Natural Reserve Forest River Irminio
Special Nature Reserve Biological
The Natural Reserve Macchia Forest River Irminio, located between Marina di Ragusa and Donnalucata, is certainly a treasure of Ragusa’s environmental heritage and has an area of 134 hectares.
It is characterized by a coastal area which overlooks the Mediterranean Sea where the Irminio River flows into and various botanical reserves.
The flora consists of plants such as the 'thorny asparagus, the juniper, lentiscus and many others that grow spontaneously a short distance from the sea and from the river.
The fauna possesses different types of insects such as the dragonfly and polyphylla of Ragusa but what characterizes it is mainly birds.
You can enjoy watching birds such as the night heron, kingfisher, and falcons from different locations in the kingfisher falcons, cormorants and many others from different areas of the reserve.