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Narodowy Ujście Warty - Slonsk area

Lubuskie  >  Poland

Delta of lowland river Warta is now a national park. A big and beautiful wetland with many birds. Guaranteed sightings of White-tailed Eagle and Common Crane

Added by Jan Nijman

Description

Park Narodowy Ujście Warty ("Estuary of the Warta") or Warta Mouth National Park is a national park of 80.38 square kilometers in size near the Polish-German border. The landscape consists of the estuary of the Warta, lowlands and marshes. The park is home to 245 bird species. The area around Słonsk is one of the most important wetlands in Europe, stretching over several thousand hectares and accumulating hundreds of thousands of birds during the migration season. Guarantee to spot White-tailed Eagle and Common Crane. This area is a typical wetland, with polders, dykes and canals. Typical area for water fowl and many others birds like Black-tailed GodwitCorn CrakeGreat Bittern and Black Tern.

Details

Access

Slonsk is a small village located in the Warta Valley adjacent to the recently established Warta Mouth National Park and landscape park of the same name. Slonsk is a good place to start your trip. Rent a bike, or make walks in the area. On the map we have shown just one walk (2 km one way), but there are many trails in the area. For instance the 7 km Greylag Goose Trail (walk) or the 21 km Corncrake Trail (bike) that both start in Slonsk. Maps and information can be obtained at Stacja Pomp 2. For more trails and info see the weblinks below.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland, Plain, River, Moors/heathland, Reedbeds, Grassland, Scattered trees and bushes

Conditions

Swampy, High water possible

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring, Autumn

Best time to visit

Spring migration, Autumn migration, Autumn, Spring

Route

Unpaved road, Paved road, Wide path, Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Bicycle, Car, Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Links

View birdingplaces in the area that are published on Birdingplaces.eu

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

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