Walk to Nimez Lagoon Bird watching.
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Nimez lagoon + Local Natural Reservation. Just 1 km away from downtown Calafate, on Lake Argentino shores, you can find the Nimez laggon bird and fauna reservation, where there are 80 different bird species. These birds are beautiful, colourful and gracefully perform for the visitors. Some of them are: flamingos,
black-necked swans, bandurrias, kelp geese, southern lapwings, ducks, etc. This is an ideal place to watch both dusk and dawn in summer.
The birds appear within the frame of vegetation which, depending on the time of the year, displays all the creating potential of its off-springs.
You will be able to get here on your own walking or hiring a bicicle.
It counts with interpretative trial, birds observatories, view points and acces to Argentino lake.
.Season: All year. The ideal time is from September to April. In winter time the Lagoon is frozen and there is not birds.
.Lasts: + - 2-3 hours
.Dificultty: None. Suitable for all ages.
.Physical Requirements: It is aimed at people in good physical condition, used to moderate walks on uneven terrain.
.Not include entrance fee to the reserve.
.Outfit: Sport shoes or trekking boots. Comfortable sports wear, long trousers,
warm sweater or pile, water or windproof jacket, sun glasses, sun block, gloves.