Besaparski Hills

Pazardzhik Region  >  Bulgaria

Open hilly area with agriculture lands and remains of stony steppe grasslands with scattered bushes and trees. Stone quarries support interesting bird species.

Added* by Petar Iankov
Most recent update 19 April 2020


The area provides good possibilities to see steppe birds such as Calandra Lark and Greater Short-toed Lark, Stone-curlew, in some years - Rosy Starling. Long-legged Buzzard is a common bird there, while the Great Spotted Cuckoo, Saker Falcon or Imperial Eagle are a matter of chance. The stony quarries are places whrere Rock Sparrow is possible to be seen.



The area is accessable from many sides and birds can be seen from the side of the asphalt roads or with short walks after parking the car at some of the numerous suitable places next to the roads. Some of the abandoned rock quarries also can be reached by car. At some places unpaved, but flat enough roads can be used, too.

Terrain and Habitat

Plain , Steppe , Agriculture , Scattered trees and bushes , Grassland


Hilly , Open landscape , Dry

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?


Good birding season

Spring , Summer , Autumn

Best time to visit



Paved road , Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Car

Birdwatching hide / platform


Extra info

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