Nature

Located in a area of outstanding natural beauty , La Trappe is possessed of a variety of animal and plant characteristics of the Serra de Tramuntana The species. Stand a variety of orchids, endemic plants and a large population of birds of great ornithological value .

The farm, located in the Natural Park of the Serra de Tramuntana , is part of the Natura 2000 network and has been declared a Special Protection Area for Birds and Site of Community Interest.

FLORA

Plants are , without a biological estate jewelry doubt. Here you can observe more than fourteen and sixteen species of orchid endemic flora among which rock cabbage (Brassica Balearica ) , the Massanella ( Helichrysum ambiguum ) and violet criminal ( Hippocrepis Balearica ) .

The plant communities are represented by a maquis of wild olive ( alliance Oleo- Ceratonion ) a maquis rosemary ( alliance Rosmarino – Ericion ) and a characteristic herbaceous layer ( asociaciónHypochoerido – Brachypodietum retusi along with the association Smilaco balearicae – Ampelodesmetum mauritanicae ) , intertwined with young pine trees result of natural regeneration .

In the mountain peaks of the Reserve is the finish floor, represented by partnerships Hypericion balearici and Brassica – Helichrysion rock and associations Teucrietum subspinosi and Phagnalo – Asplenietum petrarchae . In the coastal and rocky area at sea level , is the Crithmo – Limonium alliance.

FAUNA

As regards animal life , bird life principalment su highlights . Balearic shearwater ( Puffinus mauretanicus ) , you have here the most core breeding worldwide, and the Balearic Warbler (Sylvia Balearica ) : In La Trappe the only two endemic bird species of the Balearic Islands are present.

Can also be seen ospreys (Pandion haliaetus) , Audouin’s gull ( Larus audouinii ) , Eleonora’s Falcon (Falco eleonorae ) , peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus ) , black vulture ( Aegypius monachus ) and booted eagle ( Aquila pennatus ) between other species.

Other animals in La Trappe are amphibians as the common frog (Rana Perezi ), the green toad ( Bufo viridis ) , reptiles like salamnquesa ( mauritanica Tarentola ) and hooded snake ( Macroprotodom cucullatus) and mammals like rabbits ( Oryctolagus cuniculus ) , hedgehog ( algirus albiventris ) , mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus ) , marten ( Martes martes ) , the common weasel (Mustela nivalis) i genet ( Genetta Genetta ) they are difficult animals to observe.