Bulgaria's Srebarna Nature Reserve Goes Under NATURA 2000
Updated on: 07.02.2008, 13:08
Published on: 06.02.2008, 14:01
The other five protected areas are: 'Island next to Gorni Tsibar', 'Tsibar's marsh', Gorni Dubnik - Telish', 'Chairya' (near Dobrich city), 'Breeding pool - Orsoya'.
More about Srebarna:
The Srebarna Nature Reserve is a nature reserve in North - Eastern Bulgaria (Southern Dobruja), near a village called Srebarna, 18 km West of Silistra and 2 km South of the Danube river.
It comprises Lake Srebarna and its surroundings and is located on the Via Pontica, a bird migration route between Europe and Africa.
The area was proclaimed a nature reserve in 1948 and is a Ramsar site since 1975. The reserve was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1983.
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