The Oak

Posted by on October 31, 2013as

Through different paths and trails that run through this natural enclave, is they perceive scents and fragrances of open scrubland and little port that are developed under the tree cover: Andalusian thyme, Rosemary, gingermint, matagallo, ruda, fennel, palmito, Esparto grass, etc. There are species that have always been in the pantries of grandparents, since they have been countless home remedies for various ailments under its healing properties. Forming part of the grassland, in forest clearings, may be one of the most evolved of the vegetable Kingdom families: the orchids, which together with the plant endemics that are conceived to the geological and climatological particularities of this saw, constitute the main botanical wealth of this. On the other hand, the oak is accompanied by a dense and bushy scrubland composed of kermes oak, mastic, Juniper, cornicabra, torvisco and jaras. Fauna, in the past was very diverse, but currently due to the deterioration of saw, and their exploitation, is being resducida considerably. Already in the vicinity of the peak of Mijas, 1,150 m above the sea level, we find species such as: Kestrel lesser, Iberian imperial Eagle or Hawk calzada.

In a context where domina la encina, in whose trunk vive la gineta expected pacientmente a garden Dormouse passing through your area, having the audacity to pick it up before the eagle owl. You can also find: Fox, Iberian wolf and some other deer, although becoming is more difficult to find us these animals. As night falls we can hear some stones rolling down the mountain, and if we show attention we can see some mountain goat in his regular night shift in search of water. Wildlife species that inhabit the Sierra de Mijas form part of a framework in which the disappearance of any parts can cause a serious imbalance on the ecosystem. But the destruction and the continuous degradation of the habitat of these living beings are endangering its continuity. Highlighting the overexploitation that is exercised in this ecosystem through quarries. If you want more information click on this link. Original author and article source