Sveti Nikola Steppe is an open place with easy access, especially when following the cart trucks. The steppe area allows good observations of Stone-curlew, Greater Short-toed Lark, Calandra Lark, Tawny Pipit, Lesser Grey Shrike, Hoopoe and other birds. During migration period, in spite of the dry character of the site, even Corn Crake use the shade of the bushes for shelter during the day. On the sea cliffs nearby Long-legged Buzzard breeds. Red-footed Falcon is another bird migrating through the area.
From the village of Sveti Nikola follow the road to South-East towards Russalka Resort and you will arrive at the place. It is possible to park near the road and to explore the area walking.
Terrain and HabitatForest, Plain, Steppe, Agriculture, Sea, Scattered trees and bushes, Grassland, Plateau
ConditionsRocky, Open landscape, Flat, Dry
Is a telescope useful?Yes
Good birding seasonSpring, Autumn, Summer
Best time to visitSpring migration, Summer, Autumn migration
Difficulty walking trailEasy
Accessible byFoot, Bicycle, Car
Birdwatching hide / platformNo
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