Home | English | Destinations | By activities | Birdwatching | Deliblatska pescara (Deliblato Sands)

Deliblatska pescara (Deliblato Sands)

Deliblato Sands Deliblato Sands

This unique wilderness comprises 33,00 hectares of steppe and mixed forest growing on the largest area of sand in Europe, once part of a vast prehistoric desert. It is bordered by Danube, Tamis and Karas rivers and includes extensive flooded wetlands along the Danube. The region is famed for its degree of endemism, including many unique plants, reptiles and insects.

It is also home to one of the greatest variety of mammals in Europe, with such rarities as European Molerats, Marbled Polecats and at least three packs of Great Wolves.

Birds include: Glossy Ibis, Bittern, Little Bittern, Squacco Heron, Great White Egret, Spoonbill, Ferruginous Duck, Garganey, White-tailed Eagle, Imperial Eagle, Marsh Harrier, Osprey, Goshawk, Saker Falcon, Scops Owl, European Nightjar, Black Woodpecker, European Bee-eater, Hoopoe, European Roller, Wryneck, Sand Martin (up to 18.000 pairs), Tawny Pipit, Red-blacked Shrike, Barred Warbler, Great Reed Warlbler, Marsh Warbler, Northern Wheatear.

  • Email to a friend Email to a friend
  • Print version Print version
  • Plain text Plain text

Tagged as:

birdwatching, Deliblato sands

Rate this article