304 new stork chicks this year around the Axios Delta protected area


One hundred and twenty active stork nests, with 304 chicks, were recorded this year by the Axios Delta Management Authority in the villages near the Axios Delta National Park. The village of Aiginio, maintained its 39 active nests, on which 100 chicks were born! Thus Aiginio also maintained the “title” of the village with the […]


“Journey to Axios”: an invitation to an interactive tour of the Axios river


The “Journey to Axios” is an interactive web documentary on the protected area of the Axios river in Macedonia, Greece. It offers the web user a “ticket” for a tour of the beauties of the river, along unknown or even hidden places of its rich ecosystem. This is one of the first web documentaries that […]


A parade of… rarities in the Axios Delta coastal area

Low temperatures don’t affect just people, they also affect animals, so the last few weeks many birds from Northern Europe have looked for a refuge in the Axios Delta Protected Area. As a result, birdwatchers recorded in the beginning of December quite a few unusual birds along the coastal area streching from the Gallikos river […]


International working meeting for the Dalmatian pelican


The Axios Delta Management Authority participated in the international working meeting that took place in Kerkini, Serres, at the end of November, aiming at the revision of the Action Plan for the Dalmatian pelican. The species is considered threatened in a global level. Thirty scientists and representatives of different organizations from 12 countries participated in […]


A spotted crake in Aliakmonas


A beautiful, rare for Greece, spotted crake was located in mid October in the area of the Aliakmonas river. The spotted crake reproduces in Siberia and other places in Northern Europe and migrates to Africa to overwinter.


Thousands of ducks are arriving in the Axios Delta National Park


Thousands of ducks are arriving these days in the Axios Delta National Park from the Northern countries to overwinter. Many of them will end up in the Nea Agathoupoli wetland, a favourite place for mallards, ferruginus ducks, teals, shelducks, pochards and other duck species.


The white-tailed sea eagles of the Aliakmonas Delta at the Eurobirdwatch Day 2016

The two impressive and rare white-tailed sea eagles nesting at the Aliakmonas Delta accompanied us during the celebration of the Eurobirdwatch on the 2nd of October, at the Observation Tower of Nea Agathoupoli. The pair –one of the few of the species nesting in Greece- flew over the wetland in seek of food, offering thus […]


We were there, at the Birdfair 2016!


The Axios-Loudias-Aliakmonas Management Authority participated in the British Birdwatching Fair “Birdfair” which took place from19 to 21 of August in Engleton, Rutland. More than 35.000 people visited the Birdfair this year and many approached our stand to receive information concerning the Axios Delta wetland ecosystem. Many of them expressed their interest to organize a trip […]


Wooden nests for European rollers and common kestrels


Nine wooden nests were constructed and placed in appropriate spots in the beginning of spring by the Axios Delta Management Authority to help European rollers and common kestrels breed in the area of the Axios Delta National Park. Both species are currently rarely seen in the Axios Delta National Park, as they face difficulties to […]