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Kamartsi Meadows

Sofia Region  >  Bulgaria

Wet meadows surrounded by hills with woodlands and bushes, a place of occurence of Corn Crake, Black-headed wagtail, Lesser Spotted Eagle and other.

Added* by Petar Iankov
Most recent update 13 April 2020

Description

Open large natural meadow with nigh grasses is breeding area for Corn Crake, Common Quail, Grey Partridge, Black-headed wagtail, European Stonechat, Corn Bunting and other. On the gentle hills around several species of woodpeckers can be seen, including Middle Spotted Woodpecker, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker and Eurasian Green Woodpecker, but also Lesser Spotted Eagle, European Honey-buzzard and other birds of prey.

Details

Access

Follow Road 6 to the deviation towards Gorno Kamartsi, and take the Road 1001 for about 1 km, where you can park the car near the road and explore the area walking.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Plain , Agriculture , Scattered trees and bushes , Grassland , River

Conditions

Flat , Hilly

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

Spring , Summer

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

You can approach the meadows from different sides depending the birds activity at the moment.

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Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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