On the banks of the Miño
On its middle reaches, as it passes through the city of Ourense, the Miño is a river of considerable size. Despite being in the middle of an urban area it retains a high degree of naturalness on its banks, which host quite a few birds. As regards this environment, note should be taken of an important item of heritage: its Roman bridge that several bird species have chosen as a nesting place. Other much smaller rivers flowing into the Miño, such as the Lonia, form a suburban network that host a surprising number of birds.