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Fifteen kilometers to the east of Aigues-Mortes is located the Ornithological Park. (Parc ornithologique de Pont de Gau) where the Rhone River meets the Mediterranean and has formed a delta. Many unusual species of birds visiting from Africa can be found here; during the authors' visit the Sacred Ibis from Egypt was spotted by the authors (Threskiornis aethiopica, the revered bird portrayed on Egyptian tombs and obelisks).