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River mouth of Mavroneri

Skála Katerinis / Olympiaki Akti - Macedonia  >  Greece

River mouth of the Mavroneri river. Good local birding spot near the resort Skala Katerinis / Olympiaki Akti.

Added by Anders Larsson

Description

Park the car at the southern side of Skala Katerinis/ Olympiaki Akti and follow the beach southwards. Species that can be found here are Corn Bunting, Stone-curlew and European Bee-eater. Reaching the river mouth, species that can be expected are Black-winged Stilt, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Glossy Ibis, Purple Heron, Pygmy Cormorant, Mediterranean Gull and Slender-billed Gull.

On the way back it might be worth to do a detour and follow the river upstream and after a while turn northwards.

Details

Access

Park in Skala Katerinis/ Olympiaki Akti and walk southwards. After visiting the river mouth, either turn back or follow the river upstream.

Terrain and Habitat

Beach, River, Dunes

Conditions

Flat, High water possible, Sandy

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

Spring, Autumn, Summer

Route

Narrow trail, Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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