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Varna Region  >  Bulgaria

Marsh near Varna-Devnya Canal. An attractive place for wintering waterfowl. Great Bittern and Pygmy Cormorant, migration stop-over for waders and other.

Added by Petar Iankov

Description

Small marsh on the southern bank of Varna-Devnya Canal, with water vegetation and grasslands and agricultural lands around. Attractive in winter time for Great BitternTundra SwanPygmy Cormorant and numbers of waterfowl species, including SmewCommon PochardCommon GoldeneyeRed-breasted Merganser and other. During migration periods storks and pelicans pass over the site, many wader species roost and feed in the marsh, including Marsh SandpiperCommon SnipeCommon GreenshankSpotted Redshank and other. During summer Purple HeronLittle Bittern, in some years - Ruddy ShelduckFerruginous Duck and other.

Details

Access

Follow the Road 9004 from Varna to Beloslav and on the highest part, at about 3 km before Beloslav one can see the marsh and stop there. There is enough place to park the car and later to watch from the panorama point there or to walk and explore the area. 

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland, Lake, Agriculture, Reedbeds, Grassland, Scattered trees and bushes

Conditions

Flat, Hilly

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Winter, Spring migration, Autumn migration

Route

Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Car

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Extra info

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