The nightlife of the Bass Gorges du Verdon
At night the Verdon also lives thanks to its bats. Protected species of the family Chiroptera, the mouse of capaccini or the small rhinolophe reproduce mainly in Gorges.
This is due to a favorable environment since the murine also called Myotis capaccinii particularly appreciates wetlands and the rhinolophe nests mainly in rocky troughs.
Butterflies and dragonflies: a microcosm in the heart of the Gorges
The Bass Gorges du Verdon also hosts many insects. It is also possible to see closely the blue dragonfly that does not fear the presence of man.
The Gorges also count about 80 species of butterflies of which 20 species are protected to date.
The diane, the proserpine, the azure of the jarosse, the marbled Provençal, the azure of the orpins are some of the species of butterflies current to see in the hollow of the Gorges.
A rich flora of varied species
The identity of the Bass Gorges du Verdon is differentiable from the upper part thanks to its vegetation. The low scrublands are composed of various plant species.
Along the hiking trails, you will have the opportunity to see protected species of flowers such as the violet de jordan and more common flowers such as the fraxinelle blanche.
Among the shrubs and shrubs it is common to see wild juniper and mulberry trees.
Lastly, constituting the verdant landscape of the regional natural park, beeches, white oaks (also called downy oaks) and green oaks adorn the reliefs of this peaceful corner of the Var with three shades of green.
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