While the animal world is rather small in Mallorca, The plant world is the larger and more diverse. On the island there are estimated to 1.500 different types of plants, what about a little over 1.000 different types of orchids are.
Specifically, the following trees are to be found here very often:
- Olive trees
- Other Zitrusbäume
Almost throughout the year, Mallorca offers a colorful picture, by the flowers of the plant, the bloom in different seasons. From mid-January to March can be admired in its full glory Mandelbaumplatagen, when the bloom pink almond blossoms. In summer the flowers are the purple bougainvillea, of Gladiolus, the hibiscus, with red poppies and oleanders a wonderful feast for the eyes. Just before winter, the mature and oranges have previously filed shortly after the fall of all flowers.
The Mallorcan can as often as a green space or a few places for trees in the villages and towns to, which are regularly maintained and grown in the mountains, especially oaks and white pines. Due to deforestation, the forest decreased, but instead developed in some places a well grown bush with deciduous trees, such as the dwarf palm, the juniper and arbutus.
As mentioned above, the animal world is not as diverse as the flora, but on the island there are numerous species of birds, such as the Pink Flamingo, the seagull, the Egrets and the Balearic shearwater.
Especially in the winter months, many songbirds come to winter on the island, so-called season of up to 300 Bird species are found on such.
There are also notable wild mammals, there are very few: Rabbits, Mountain goats and rabbits can still be seen most frequently.