More than 2,000 breeding Black-headed and Slender-billed Gulls and 1,300 Common, Sandwich and Gull-billed Terns were counted in 2017 by the staff of the Axios Delta Management Agency, in the framework of the monitoring program. The sand beaches at the estuaries of the protected area rivers are particularly important for nesting, and they host the […]
The Axios-Loudias-Aliakmonas Management Authority participated in the British birdwatching fair “Birdfair” which took place from 18 to 20 of August 2017 in Engleton, Rutland. The Management Authority was there, together with other National Parks of Northern Greece, to inform the visitors of the fair about the possibilities to locate special bird species in the Axios […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]