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.
Terrain and HabitatLake, Reedbeds, Forest, Scattered trees and bushes, City/village
Is a telescope useful?No
Good birding seasonSpring, Summer
Best time to visitSpring
RoutePaved road, Unpaved road
Difficulty walking trailEasy
Birdwatching hide / platformNo