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Methoni

Messinia  >  Greece

Located at the southern point of Messinia, Methoni has a high potential for migrating birds. It is a coastal fishing and agriculture village.

Added by Bastiaan

Description

A good place for birds of agricultural areas. We stayed here in early may 2019 and daily the bird species changed, depending on weather and migration. Squacco Heron can easily be found on the beach or along ditches. Some fields were wet and attrackted waders. Other fields were good for different races of Western Yellow Wagtail, Hoopoe and Woodchat Shrike. Check the castle for birds of shrublands like Black-eared Wheatear.

Details

Access

Park anywhere in the village and explore on foot.

Terrain and Habitat

Agriculture, Beach

Conditions

Sandy

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

No

Route

Paved road, Wide path, Unpaved road, Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Car, Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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