Danube Delta birds
offer a sublime performance as the main attraction!

Danube Delta birds delight tourists every time with their grandiose and sublime performance which is why sometimes they are the main attraction.


Here are some places where you could see Danube Delta bird colonies:


On the southern side of Lake Obretinul Mic


Here is a mixed colony of birds with Pygmy cormorant, the Grey heron, great egret, little egret, the Black-crowned night heron, Glossy ibis, etc.


Purcelu Lake (left of the canal)


Here you can see birds like the Grey heron, the yellow heron, the Black-crowned night heron, Glossy ibis and cormorants.


Furtuna Lake


Here you can see pelicans, swans, the Eurasian coot (Fulica atra) and Little grebes.


Săraturile Murighiol


The area is strictly protected for the nesting and resting places of many species of birds adapted to a salt-rich environment: the Pied avocet, the Black-winged stilt, the Northern lapwing, the Red-crested pochard, etc.


Trei Iezere Lake


Here are large crowds of birds, such as pelicans, herons, cormorants or swans.


Some curiosities about Danube Delta birds, did you know that:
Danube Delta has the largest population of Common Pelican and Dalmatian Pelican in Europe?

Danube Delta is home to 50% of the world’s population of Red-breasted Geese and 60% of the world’s population of Little Cormorants?

the Berne Convention for the Conservation of Natural Habitats and Wildlife in Europe, signed in 1979 and entered into force in 1982, protects 313 species of birds?

the largest predatory bird in Danube Delta is the white-tailed eagle, whose wings reach 2.5 m?

the smallest bird in Romania is found in Danube Delta, which is the Leaf warbler, weighing up to 13 grams?


Therefore, if you are looking to relax and delight yourself with this beautiful view the birds are creating in Danube Delta, Verada Tour is at your disposal, organizing even special boat trips to see the bird colonies! Let us know at 0755 500 601 or write us at contact@veradatour.ro!

Surse informații și fotografii:
1. Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve – Tourist guide, Tulcea, Romania.
2. The Crișan + Caraorman + Mila 23 project – Ecotourism for the future
3. Photographs source is Birds from Romania – a portal dedicated to the knowledge of bird species in Romania: ecology, distribution and conservation (SOR – Romanian Ornithological Society)
4. „Tourist guide of the culture of Danube Delta gastronomy” (in Romanian), Project created and implemented by ANTREC Tulcea and co-financed by Tulcea County Council, 2019.