Mramor Reservoir

Sofia  >  Bulgaria

This birdrich reservoir between the villages of Mramor and Voluyak is an easy to reach birding spot from the capital of Sofia.

Added* by Jivko Nakev
Most recent update 25 April 2022


Mramor reservoir is located 10 km north of Sofia and just 2 km away from the Sofia Ring Road. More than 200 bird species have been recorded in the area. Mramor reservoir is an important place on the migration flyway of birds. The area is not only popular with birders but also attracts many anglers from Sofia city. Among the birds you can encounter are Little Bittern, Garganey, Ferruginous Duck, Little Grebe, Alpine Swift, Little Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper, Whiskered Tern, Squacco Heron, Black-crowned Night Heron, Marsh Harrier, Great Reed Warbler, Savi's Warbler, Whinchat, Corn Bunting and Reed Bunting.



The reservoir is located between the villages of Mramor and Voluyak and is easy to reach from the capital city of Sofia. Busses: № 28, 30, 31, 35 go from/to Sofia. Also easy to reach by car from the nearby ring road.

Terrain and Habitat

Lake , Wetland , Reedbeds


Open landscape

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring migration , Autumn migration


Paved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Car , Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform


View other birding spots in the area that are published on Birdingplaces


Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Show more birds Show less birds
Show more images Show less images

Comments & Tips

Click on the little bird icon () to insert bird names in your own language. The birdnames will automatically be translated for other users!