Inside you can find animal and plant species belonging to the Mediterranean autotctone although, recently, have taken root trees and plants not properly of Sicilian origin, such as palm trees.
The fauna of the Reserve Zingaro instead is varied and for the most original of these lands. First, among the volativi, the Court notes a number of raptors such as the peregrine falcon, Bonelli's eagle, kestrel, owl etc.
These predators are used to feed on prey in the Reserve Zingaro: tits, hoopoe, nightingales and all of the over 35 species of birds that nest in the Reserve Zingaro.
Other animals in the reserve, which complement the ecosystem food are small mammals such as rabbits, weasels, hedgehogs and porcupines.
Finally, to complete the picture, we have a large component of reptiles and snakes living in the most remote recesses of the Gypsy.
The beauty of fauna and flora help to create a unique natural landscape that, over the years, thanks to special protection and a renewed interest in nature tourism, brought hundreds of thousands of visitors within the boundaries of the Reserve Zingaro. These tourists, attracted primarily by beaches, coves and crystal clear sea, they then could enjoy the pleasures of hiking the trails of the Reserve discovering the wonders of the gypsy itself.
Unfortunately, in the summer of 2012, the Zingaro Reserve has been the subject of a devastating fire that destroyed much of the existing nature. With the first rains of september, however, there has been a greening of the Reserve which, little by little, is coming back to life more beautiful than ever.