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Pomorie Lake (South)

Burgas Region  >  Bulgaria

Hypersaline shallow lagoon with easy access and excellent opportunities for close view of Avocet, Kentish Plover, Broad-billed Sandpiper and other birds.

Added* by Petar Iankov
Most recent update 13 April 2020

Description

Pomorie Lake is turned into salinas and provides conditions for specific bird fauna all year round. Birds can be seen easily from the area of the Green Balkans Visitors Centre and the Salt Museum, the last one being marked with road signs. In spring and summer time it is possible to see nesting Avocet, Kentish Plover, Sandwich Tern and Little Tern and other birds. The area is very productive during the migration period, when tens of species use the place for feeding and roosting. Broad-billed Sandpiper, Marsh Sandpiper, Red-necked Phalarope, Terek Sandpiper and other wader species can be seen closely.

Details

Access

Follow the road signs to the Salt Museum and you will get to the place. In summer time it may be not possible to use the park site of the museum, so you can park next to the beach and walk back to the place. Next to the Salt Museum is the Pomorie Visitor Centre of Green Balkans where you can get information and advice for better birding.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland , Lake , Beach , Sea , City/village

Conditions

Flat , Open landscape

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring , Summer , Autumn migration

Route

Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Car

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Extra info

Entering your records into the free mobile application SmartBirds Pro https://smartbirds.org/ you will help Nature conservation in Bulgaria.

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Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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