The search Pintoja (Locustella naevia) is a predominantly Atlantic distribution of birds in Spain only breeding Cantabrica strip. Inhabits open areas with high and somewhat moist grasslands, being more abundant in coastal areas of Campina. His singing is like the sound that makes a reel of fishing line to collect. this was the cause of one of the most fun since I see birds. One morning in the quarry Montehano checking the polder of the Escalante TV. I listen to mine when I thought a serious look Pintoja. It is artificial, built between the years 1500 and 1530 by monks damming the waters of some small rivers to irrigate fields, mills to move or dispose of fishing. It is a body of water that occupies almost a circular area of approximately 10 ha, with an average depth of 1.5 meters and a maximum of 4.5 meters. Situated at an altitude of 510 meters and has an annual level of about 20 centimeters. Constitutes a good representation of the ecosystem in the lake-dwelling frogs, ducks, fair do demo, ravens and sea otters and other species.
Sobrado Lagoon is the only place in the Iberian Peninsula in which the algae is registered ‘, Nitella flexilis. Framing the gap we see the typical tree-gallery forest: birch, alder, ash, willow … to give way to the Galician landscape formed by agricultural fields, crops and forests. In addition to providing shelter and food for marsh flora and fauna, this place we moved to an environment of study and leisure.

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