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Lake Ohrid

Struga  >  Macedonia

The reedbeds along the lake between Struga and Kalista, with flooded meadows and bushes and farmland more inland. Hills with rich forests. 

Added by Frits-Jan Maas

Description

The ecological importance of Lakes Ohrid has been acknowledged by the declaration of Lake Ohrid as UNESCO world heritage site in 1980. The high diversity of avifauna especially among the migratory birds. The reedbeds are packed with Great Reed Warbler and Little Bittern is also quite common, on the lakePygmy Cormorant, Penduline Tit, Common Nightingale, Thickbilled Reed Bunting, Eastern Yellow Wagtail etc. are easy to see. In the trees surrounding the farmland there are Lesser Grey Shrike and lots of Golden Oriole. The forests on the hills again numerous Golden Oriole, Hoopoe, woodpeckers, Subalpine Warbler and Collared Flycatcher to name a few.

Details

Access

By foot.

Terrain and Habitat

Lake, Reedbeds, Forest, Scattered trees and bushes, City/village

Conditions

Flat, Hilly

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

No

Good birding season

Spring, Summer

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Paved road, Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Birdingplaces Near

Prespa Lake.

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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