Mountain of the Reboredo

Torre de Moncorvo
Description

The village of Torre de Moncorvo lies framed in the richest, lush and varied natural landscape with the nature tinted shades and colours adopted. This beautiful scene bursts the Mountain of the Reboredo, beautiful and green. Magnificent setting for sports and leisure activities has been the target of several practices related to nature, such as bird-watching, mycological and botanical tours.

The mountain of the Reboredo is, alongside the hybrid dominium of the Douro and Sabor rivers, the largest natural wealth of the County, with its immense forest covered by a mantle of diverse plant species like oaks, cork tree, pines, “cupressos”, chestnut, Arbustus unedo, heather, "estevas", Cytisus, hawthorn, "carquejas", and rare herbs such as some varieties of orchids and the paeonia broteri.

Covering their tracks can be glimpsed a diverse group of birds and mammals, such as woodpeckers, chickadees, cuckoos, jays, vines, bushes owl, nightjars, wood pigeon, partridge, roe deer, wild boar, genet, squirrel, badger . Highlight the great diversity of species of cave bats and arboreal as well as the great diversity of fungus (like mushrooms) and many lichens. Besides these species must be noted wide variety of invertebrates with emphasis on in the woods of Roboredo, the Lepidoptera (butterflies), beetles, spiders, scorpions, and other insects.




Location: Torre de Moncorvo
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