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Atanasovsko Lake (North)

Burgas  >  Bulgaria

Hypersaline coastal lagoon with very rich bird life. More than 320 species of birds have been recorded in the area.

Added by Bert Mertens

Description

Dry pastures, wet meadows and agricultural fields exist around this northern part of the lake. More than 320 species of birds have been recorded in the area. The lake is one of the few in Bulgaria, where it is possible to observe so many species at one site. It holds for example the most important breeding populations in Bulgaria of Kentish Plover, Avocet and Black-winged Stilt.

Details

Access

Near the E87 there is the possibility to park the car on smaller roads and to make 2 marked walks (4.5 and 11.5 km).

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland, Lake

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Summer, Autumn, Spring, Spring migration, Autumn migration, Winter

Route

Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

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