The characteristics of the territories around Biella make the landscape and environmental scenarios of the reserve absolutely unique. Inside there is a habitat called "baraggia", which due to its particularity is to be understood as typical and exclusive of this area. This uncultivated natural and pre-hill area makes the Biella area ideal and suggestive for hunting partridges, red partridges and pheasants.
The territory of the reserve, located at the foot of the mountains, is to be considered extremely interesting for the migration routes. In the autumn, in fact, an important transit of the song thrush, stone and fieldfare is guaranteed
.The reserve has large wetlands where Anatidae and waders are hunted. Here they are also equipped with tents for the evening aspect to the aquatic and made available vast territories of stubble and rice paddies for hunting snipe.
Last but not least, the encounter with the "queen of the woods" is very frequent: her majesty the woodcock.As for the hunting of ungulates it is done in selection from the roof terrace.
San Giacomo del bosco di Masserano
As per regulations of the Piedmont region, no enclosures are allowed, therefore they are absolutely wild animals (wild boars and roe deer).
In reserve, a dozen roof terraces have been set up adjacent to wooded areas and passageways in front of large clearings that are monitored daily by our controllers. From here the stalking is done at sunrise and sunset.
The agency's program consists in the purchase of game to be introduced to the territory with regard to the sedentary and in the organization of dedicated posts as regards the migratory during the pass.