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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

Description

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

Details

Access

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

Conditions

Hilly, Open landscape, Dry

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Paved road, Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Car

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Extra info

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