- Popina Island
Popina Island is a
Romanian islandin the northern part of the Razelm Lake(Razim). The island spans 98 hectares and it is a protected reserve, hosting an important nesting area for shelducks. Razelm Lake is the largest permanent water expanse in the Danube Delta, separated from the Black Seaby two long grinds and it flows into Goloviţa Lake, a fish farm now.
Popina Island constitutes an important resting place for migratory birds and the nesting place for shelduck ("Tadorna tadorna"). In spring, one can find here swamp and forest birds like:
nightingales ("Luscinia megarhynchos"), calandra larks ("Melanocorypha calandra") and othersThe invertebrate faunacomprises rarities like the European black widow (" Latrodectus tredecimguttatus") and the giant myriapod("Scolopendra cingulata").
* [http://www.danubedeltatours.ro/pagini/shrubs.html Popina Island on DanubeDeltaTours]
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