Baltic sea, sandy beaches, reed beds along the shores of lakes, birch groves and pine trees among the sand dunes, which grew thanks to the tireless workers – the water and the wind. And all under the sky, the beautiful sky! I saw the Curonian spit and fell in love with this place at first sight.
It is not surprising that only from the Russian side the national Park “Curonian spit” is annually visited by about 200 thousand tourists!
When you’re on the spit, you just want to live, to live with pleasure and to enjoy every moment!
To maintain a delicate natural balance here are two national parks – one on the Russian side, the other on Lithuanian. Since 2000 the Curonian spit was inscribed on the world heritage list of UNESCO. Continue reading
The beauty and pride of Karelia, the White sea, many Russian regions can boast a private sea. Let a small 90 sq m, not 340-60 meters deep, it is still present. Is considered a Bay of the Arctic ocean, despite the cold, the fauna and flora rich. Due to the large influx of fresh water is not very salty, therefore, closed by ice for almost half a year. The ice cover is formed in November, which goes to the end of may. Sometimes the freeze-up in October until the third week of June.
The best months for recreation and fishing on the coast, the end of June until the second decade of August.
In the area of Karelia the water warms up to 15 – 18 degrees, in shallow areas more. Often in summer, calm weather, more Sunny days, comes the white nights. The air temperature can rise from 25 to 28 degrees, average 17-18 degrees. Continue reading
The representative of the family somovyh. Is characterized by bare, not covered with scales body, a large head with two long antennae, a long anal fin reaching the caudal. Catfish is the largest of our freshwater fish, reaching up to 300 kg weight and 5 m length. This is a typical nocturnal predator, it feeds mainly on fish, but sometimes also other animals food: frogs, large mussels, crabs; the missing eggs and Chicks of waterfowl. Large catfish attack a waterfowl and mammals coming to water.
Com exclusively freshwater fish inhabits the rivers of the temperate zone of European Russia. Catfish spawning occurs in different places at different times. In may in the South of Russia, and in July in the Northern parts, at a temperature of about 20°. Continue reading