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Bird Watching

Earlier today I rand into a couple of beautiful photos by Hungarian photographer  Bence Mate, a couple of which were taken in the Danube Delta.  They depict several rare scenes that you don’t get the chance to see every day, so I had to share them with you. They will definitely bright up your day. […]

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If there’s one thing that everybody knows about the Danube Delta, it’s the fact that it’s one of the world’s most amazing bird paradises. With 331 different species flying around every year, it certainly is a unique place, where birdwatchers can feel at home. Here’s a quick list with some of the most important of […]

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With the unusually cold winter that has hit Romania this year, the few bird species that stayed in the delta for Christmas had to adapt to make sure they survive till the spring. A number of cormorants, which usually hunt fish underwater, found the thick lair of ice impossible to break this year, so they […]

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The Danube Delta is a land in continuous formation. With the Danube bringing fresh sediments all the time, is continues to expand and change its shape with the passing of time. According to Herodot, over two millennia ago, the Danube reached the sea with seven distinct branches. These days, there are only three. As a […]

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One of the most popular activities in the Danube Delta is birdwatching. Being called a “birdwatcher’s paradise”, the reservation holds over 300 species of migratory and year-round birds, a density you won’t find anywhere else in the world. Located on the 45th parallel, the Danube Delta is the ideal place to stop for migratory birds […]

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Danube Delta is probably the last truly wild place in Europe, a stretch of land and water that offers a comfortable place to live to an incredible diverse wildlife and an incredible spectacle of nature to visitors. With over three hundred and twenty species of birds and 1500 species of fish, it has one of […]

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