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Aleko Hut

Sofia  >  Bulgaria

Mountain area with pine forest, open meadows and rocky terrains and streams. Proximity to Sofia City provides easy access to interesting birds.

Added by Petar Iankov

Description

Mountain area with pine forest and open rocky and stony slopes, moors and meadows. One of the easiest places in Bulgaria to see NutcrackerRing OuzelHorned LarkAlpine AccentorRufous-tailed Rock-ThrushPallid Swift and other birds.

Details

Access

Access possible with a car to the park site near the Aleko Hut, with public transport or with cabine lift (during part of the year only).

Terrain and Habitat

Forest, Mountain, Scattered trees and bushes, Grassland, Plateau, Moors/heathland

Conditions

Flat, Mountainous, Rocky, Open landscape

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Summer, Spring, Autumn

Route

Paved road, Wide path, Unpaved road, Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

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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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

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