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River mouth of Mavroneri

Skála Katerinis / Olympiaki Akti - Macedonia  >  Greece

River mouth of the Mavroneri river. Good local birding spot near the resort Skala Katerinis / Olympiaki Akti.

Added* by Anders Larsson
Most recent update 25 March 2021
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Description

Park the car at the southern side of Skala Katerinis/ Olympiaki Akti and follow the beach southwards. Species that can be found here are Corn Bunting, Stone-curlew and European Bee-eater. Reaching the river mouth, species that can be expected are Black-winged Stilt, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Glossy Ibis, Purple Heron, Pygmy Cormorant, Mediterranean Gull and Slender-billed Gull.

On the way back it might be worth to do a detour and follow the river upstream and after a while turn northwards.

Details

Access

Park in Skala Katerinis/ Olympiaki Akti and walk southwards. After visiting the river mouth, either turn back or follow the river upstream.

Terrain and Habitat

Beach , River , Dunes

Conditions

Flat , High water possible , Sandy

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

Spring , Autumn , Summer

Route

Narrow trail , Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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