Salin de Nin

Dalmatie  >  Croatia

A small part of the saltworks of Solana Nin is an ornithological reserve. More than 280 bird species have been recorded here.

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Most recent update 10 April 2022


On the the Solana Nin saltworks, you will find a small ornithological reserve. On these diverse fields around Solana Nin more than 280 species of birds have been spotted. Many migratory birds take a break here along the salt pans on their long-haul flights to their wintering grounds in Africa and further in the Mediterranean. But the salt pans also hold a good number of breeding birds like Black-winged Stilt, Kentish Plover and Little Egret. Other birds that can be observed are Little Tern, Eurasian Oystercatcher, Stone-curlew, Grey Plover, Common Redshank, Common Greenshank, Eurasian Curlew, Black-tailed Godwit, Curlew Sandpiper, Little Stint, Dunlin, Common Shelduck, Spotted Redshank, Little Ringed Plover, Common Ringed Plover and Avocet.



You can watch the salt pans from the roads that cross it and run around it. The Solana Nin Saltworks can also be visited, but check openingtimes before you visit (see the link to the website below). Click on a P in the map to get directions.

Terrain and Habitat



Open landscape , No shadow

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring migration , Autumn migration


Unpaved road , Wide path

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by


Birdwatching hide / platform



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