Contact details

Santanyí, Majorca  (Balearic Islands)
Centro de Información del Parque Natural de Mondragó
pllabres@espaisnb.caib.es
http://www.balearsnatura.com/parc-natural-de-mondrago/
Tel.:+34 971181022
Fax.:+34 971181469

Location

Autonomous region:
Balearic Islands

Province/Island:
Majorca

Parque Natural de Mondragó



Description

Mondragó

Mondragó Nature Reserve is situated on the island of Majorca. The vegetation of the area is noted for its diversity and the fauna is especially interesting in terms of water birds.

This Nature Reserve has fields of crops, as well as holm oak and juniper groves, and ranges of dunes. It also stands out for its sea cliffs, rushes and reedbeds in the humid areas. With respect to fauna, the existence of nesting water birds, such as the coot, redshank and black-necked grebe is worthy of note. During the winter you can see the flight of the grey heron and purple heron, egret and mallard. Moreover, there exist other fascinating species in the area, fore example the rabbit and garigue snake.

Municipalities

Majorca (Balearic Islands)

Santanyí


Type of area
Nature reserve

Area
766 hectares

Map

Access and surroundings

Cultural information

The architecture of the 'barraques' of Roter, these being small drystone structures used as dwelling and for animals to sleep, stands out.

Environmental information

The formation of this nature reserve includes small lagoons at the mouths of the streams.

Information for visits

Unrestricted access to the Nature Park.



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