|Roe deer(Capreolus capreolus)|
|Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) in Arrazola (Irati-Aezkoa)|
This probably may be a nuisance for different plant species having short timeframe before the leaves have come out and overshadow them, again most of them disappear until next year
|Narcissus Asturiensis (Sub.Jacetanus)|
Daffodils are probably the most striking flower that can be found these days in Irati. There are several species of them, depending on the ecosystem, and the orientation of the slope. All are protected, and never enough to remember, are great for a good photograph, but have to follow them wherever it makes sense
We lack the Narcissus poeticus or poet´s daffodil, the rarest of all, perfect white,who not bloom now, nor in Irati (yes in the valley of Aezkoa) and we will be looking at another occasion.
|Anemone nemorosa(Anemona nemorosa)|
|Dog´s tooth violet(Erythronium dens -canis)|
|Wild cat tracks(Felis silvestris)|
Snow gives us the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of wildlife. In this case, traces declawed wild cat (Felis silvestris), and the proximity to a pool of frogs, tells us about an attack likely to eat jelly brown frogs (Rana temporaria) although they may be locally abundant, is a rare and legally protected species.
I want to emphasize, though this is perhaps not the right forum, because those who follow this blog I dont think that you need it, we should try to leave nature as we have found, or even better, if we see garbage and can lead us to throw in the containers. There are always exceptions, like at all. There is nothing wrong with taking some mushrooms in autumn, in areas where it is qualified to do, and probably would not have a big problem in catching frogs as has always been done. (Hey, do not invite anyone to do it!)
The problem comes when it does many people and also some without self-control. More is better, seem to they think, and doing business with it. Then is when restrictions appear to prevent abuse,or that an resource for these valleys esquilme, or that a species is endangered. Perhaps one more or less common frog is not essential, but in the case of threatened species, one roughly bearded can mean the disappearance of the species locally for a long time
|Brown frog(Rana temporaria)|
|Erlan fall (Irati-Aezkoa valley)|
Finally, this spring Irati forest water bearings are completely filled , giving us some truly spectacular photos.
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|Erlan stream (Irati Aezkoa valley)|
|Stream with Narcissus varduliensis(Irati-Aezkoa Valley)|