The pond of Molentargius is a natural "tank" populated by thousands of birds representing
over 200 different species. The presence of salty and fresh water governs the location
of the different ornithological species.
In the salt pan area we can find:
The marsh of Bellarosa minor where small rivers flow and the waste waters from Quartu,
Quartucciu and Selargius drain, is home to:
Numerous species of birds populate both fresh and salty basins such as different species
of ducks (Pintails, Shovellers, Mallards, Teals, Pochards) and small birds such as
Kentish, Plover, Little Stint and Wagtail.