The Velebit Nature Park covers a rugged area of the southern Velebit Mountains in Dalmatia. There are gorges, clear rivers, scrubby hillsides and patches of woodland. In summer there is a rich range of butterflies, a selection of reptiles and some endemic sub-Alpine plants. It is a great region for walking.
European Serin Serinus serinus is a common but charming little bird found throughout southern Europe in spring and summer. It is a mainland relative of the Canary that is found on some Atlantic Islands.
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