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Srebarna Packages

Here are some offers from Pelican Travel, departing from Srebarna Nature Reserve:

Half day tour of Srebarna 1-3 people €30 4/5 €40, 6/9 €50,10+ €60.
Full day tour of Srebarna and environs 1-3 €50, 4/5 €60, 6-9 €70, 10+ €100
Full day Rusenski Lom plus environs €70 – €150. Includes visit to Ivanovo Rock Monastery

Srebarna Nature Reserve

Srebarna Nature Reserve has been a protected area since the 1940’s. In 1975 it came under the Ramsar convention. It was declared a World Birding Biosphere Reserve in 1977. UNESCO granted the status of World Heritage Site in 1985. Srebarna is also an I.B.A.

Hundreds of species of Animals, Birds and Plants make Srebarna their home […]

Danube Delta Transboundary Biosphere Reserve

As the second largest and best preserved wetland habitat on the European continent, the Danube Delta has received three important international designations: as Ramsar Site, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and inclusion in UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere Programme (MAB). The Danube Delta and the Lower Prut have been declared protected areas and boast remarkably diverse flora […]

Bird watching on lakes Kugurlui and Yalpug

Provides an excellent view over reedbeds, pools and grassy areas where a great diversity and number of birds can be easily seen (but please take care of the traffic), including breeding colonies of whiskered terns, common terns and black-necked grebes.

In addition, the banks are used by frogs, pond turtles, grass snakes and susliks. The small […]

Persin Island

Persin Island is the largest Bulgarian Danube Island and the most important area of the Belene Islands Complex. Its large number of bird species makes it a paradise for birdwatchers. The island encompasses three different Protected Areas: the marshes supported reserve, the Persin East Protected Area, and the Belene Protected area.

For more information and bookings:

Persina […]

Kaykusha Protected Area

The Kaykusha Protected Area contains the Kaykusha marsh, located along the southern border of Persina Nature Park. The marsh is home to many rare waterfowl and plants, making it a very interesting spot for birdwatching and ideal for short weekend excursions. There is a nature trail leading visitors to the edge of the Kaykusha marsh.

For […]

Kopacki rit

A visit to the Kopački rit Nature Park is an absolute must for bird lovers and ornithologists! The park is particularly known for its rich bird life, including the Ferruginous Duck, black storks, egrets, buzzards, Saker, and the largest number of nesting sites of the White-Tailed Eagle in this part of Europe. It also boasts […]

White Stork Museum

The human population of Kölked has lived together with the storks for centuries. The settlement near the Hungarian Danube floodplain has always been a secure nesting and feeding place for the White Stork. At the end of winter, when the flowers begin to bloom, the storks return to Duna-Dráva National Park. Inhabiting the villages around […]

Birdwatch the Danube in Serbia

In terms of biodiversity, the Balkan Peninsula is recognized as one of Europe’s finest birding regions. The number of bird species recorded in Serbia is 352. In recent years, 240 were breeding in the country.

Significant percentages of European populations of Little Bittern, Purple Heron, Ferruginous Duck, Scops Owl, Middle Spotted and Syrian Woodpeckers, to mention […]

Mala Vrbica Fish Farm, Kladovo

Mala Vrbica Fish Farm is located east of the town of Kladovo (65 km from the Donji Milanovac and 255 km from Belgrade). East of it, between the villages of Kostol and Mala Vrbica, there is the Mala Vrbica fish farm and Important Bird Area (the fish farm is not operational, hence the entrance is […]