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Polichnitos Salt Pans

Lesvos  >  Greece

The much smaller than the Kalloni set of Salt Pans, which makes it easier to scan and find birds. A good place for waders both in Spring and Autumn migration.

Added by Eleni Galinou

Description

A good area for birding combining wetland area and agricutural land together with the south parts of the Kalloni Gulf sea area. Typical birds you can find here are Greater FlamingoBlack-winged StiltAvocetLittle Tern and Common Ringed Plover.

Details

Access

You get there by car (or bicycle) and move by the dustroad covering the total of the east side of the pans. 

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland, Beach, Mud flats, Agriculture, Scattered trees and bushes, Dunes, Sea

Conditions

Flat, Sandy

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring migration, Autumn migration

Route

Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Car

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Birdingplaces Near

Alikoudi Marsh

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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