Sunday, 31 August 2008

Destinations: Macin - Romania

The Macin NP is an area of dry hills and steppe in NE Romania, located about 80km west of Tulcea and the Danube Delta. The area is best accessed from the villages of Horia, Cerna and Macin. This is a great place for birds of prey with Levant Sparrowhawk, Long-legged Buzzard and Saker breeding and the likes of Honey Buzzard, harriers, hawks, Booted Eagle and Lesser Spotted Eagle passing through on autumn (Sept) migration. It is also a good area for Ortolan, Rock Thrush, Isabelline and Pied Wheatears and Woodchat and Lesser Grey Shrikes.

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