Bird watching or birding is a form of wildlife observation in which the observation of birds is considered a recreational activity or citizen science.
The beautiful lake Kerkini and the surrounding areas, are some of the most popular bird watching sites in Greece.
The lake, along with rivers, canals, swamps, flooded fields/cropland is rich in bird fauna and habitats more than 200 bird species with some of the rarest ones coming out during spring.
Lake Kerkini is the Best Destination for Bird Watching
Peaceful and inviting, the environment in Lake Kerkini allows the visitor to explore Greece from a different perspective.
The still waters are disturbed only when the buffalo swim or eco-tour groups go boating.
But no matter how interesting wildlife in this wetland is, the jaws drop when a flock of birds creates shapes of unparalleled beauty in the sky.
Greece is an important migratory crossroad of many endangered species and thus one of the best destinations for bird-watching. Surrounded by Mount Belles and only forty minutes away from the Agnatio Hotel Spa Serres, Lake Kerkini is the ultimate destination for Avitourism.
Bird watching in Lake Kerkini
There are over 300 birds in Lake Kerkini.
Nearly 140 of them call this wetland home while the rest either make a quick stop during their migratory trip or come here to reproduce.
The nearby mountains provide nests for eagles, owls and falcons while pelicans, flamingos, herons, storks, nutcrackers, warblers, woodpeckers and many more species add color and melody in the serene environment.