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Studen Kladenets

Haskovo Region  >  Bulgaria

Rocky gorge of the Arda River with cliffs, bushy areas on stony slopes and different wetlands, including streams and a reservoir. 

Added by Petar Iankov

Description

One of the best areas to see in one place many species of raptors (including Egyptian VultureGriffon Vulture and Black VultureShort-toed Snake Eagle, sometimes Imperial Eagle), Black Stork, Mediterrannean warblers (Sardinian WarblerEastern Bonelli's WarblerEastern Orphean Warbler), Western Rock NuthatchIsabelline Wheatear and East Mediterrannean Wheatears, but also Little Egret, White-throated Dipper and other.

Details

Access

Visit to the area possible by own transport (public transport is limited), combined with walking. 

Terrain and Habitat

Forest, Wetland, Mountain, Canyon, Scattered trees and bushes, Valley, Lake, River, Agriculture, City/village

Conditions

Hilly, Rocky, Dry

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

Spring, Autumn, Summer

Best time to visit

Summer, Spring, Autumn

Route

Unpaved road, Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Car

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Extra info

You can get useful information about the site at the BSPB - BirdLife Bulgaria Vulture Centre in Madzharovo, where you can be accomodated and make one-day trips to Studen Kladenets (accommodation at Studen Kladenets is very limited). 

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

Links

Birdingplaces Near

Madzharovo

View birdingplaces in the area that are published on Birdingplaces.eu

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Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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