Santa Luce lake
The oasis of Santa Luce lake, with the over 150 censussed kinds, it represents an important area of standstill for the migratory birds and every season it has his protagonists.
Also being in the Province in Pisa, this artificial lake, oasis LlPU from 1992, is near Rosignano. You can reache it from SS206, in direction in Pisa, and following the indications for the country of Saint lLuce. After few kilometers you find the lake, that appears as a mirror of water surrounded by a dense reed. The center visits LlPU is found behind the artificial obstruction. The admittance tiket gives right to overcome the dike, over which there is the path nature (2 kms around); with poster. didactic and a pair of capannis with loopholes to observe the animals without frightening them.
The oasis Saint Light, with the over 150 censussed kinds, it represents an important area of standstill for the migratory birds and every season it has his protagonists. In winter the lake is populated of motley ducks what Moriglioni, Teals, real Germans, Fischioni, while the Sea crows give show being staid on the branches of the trees with the wings explained to dry to the sun.
In the summer the reeds they are populated of small a little fluorescent birds as the nightingale of river, the Cannaiola and the Cannareccione, while the typical nests to straw-covered bottle of the Sway they ripple on the tamericis and the Gruccione from the many colored colors it is installed in the tall part of the lake. To the morning it is easy to meet the Gheppio and the Buzzard in patrol on the fields or the outline of the Hawk of swamp while sorvola the reed; the night, they enter action instead the Barn owl, the Owl and the other nighttime birds of prey.
But the most spectacular season stays the spring: the hills in flower serve as scenery to the parades nuziali of the greatest Svasso, become the symbol of the Oasis. Also the migrants they appear on the lake and along its shores, above all the herons as her Nitticora, the Garzetta, the Tarabusino and the red heron.
In an ecosystem as that of the lake there is an enormous wealth of life and biological difference as the elegant dragonflies, the colored vanesses and other butterflies and the great nighttime sphinxes. Also reptiles and amphibians are constant presences.
In the lake it is possible to practise the fishing besides.
The fishing is allowed a limited number of fishermen for every day. Necessary E', over that to the normal license of fishing, a permission that is released by the provincial administration in Pisa behind payment of a bulletin of limited amount.
The fish fauna is abundant and the spectacular captures don't miss; particularly carps and to other fishes leading, or of the enormous pikes.
The access is allowed on Saturdays; the Sunday and in him, other festive days
Schedules: from September in June 9-18
in the summer 8,30-12,30 and 15,30-21,30
Telephone 0586 580376
To cross the government road n. 206 from Pisa in direction Cecina, before reaching Cecina to take to the left following the indications Saint Light and later around 1 kilometer on the right there is the entry of the oasis. It is necessary to park along the road and to reach the entrance of the oasis passing for the Center visits afoot.