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Albena

Dobrich Region  >  Bulgaria

Flooded forest reserve next to Albena Resort, a good place to see woodpeckers and other forest birds, but also migration of birds of prey, pelicans, passerines.

Added* by Petar Iankov
Most recent update 13 April 2020

Description

The reserve (called 'Baltata') is old natural forest next to Albena Resort and is good place to see Grey-headed Woodpecker, Eurasian Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Middle Spotted Woodpecker, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker and sometimes - Black Woodpecker, and other forest birds from the asphalt paths of the resort. The terrace of the tallest building of the resort (Dobrudzha Hotel) is an excellent watch point to observe the flow of migrating Great White Pelican and almost all raptor species of Europe. Red-breasted Flycatcher, Common Redstart and other passerine birds cross the area during migration as well.

Details

Access

You have to enter the Albena Resort, to park your car and to explore the area walking.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Wetland , Beach , City/village

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

Spring , Autumn

Best time to visit

Spring migration , Autumn migration

Route

Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Car

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Extra info

Entering your records into the free mobile application SmartBirds Pro https://smartbirds.org/ you will help Nature conservation in Bulgaria.

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