Bird watching

Want to connect with nature? Can’t think of a better way than to spend time watching birds like the gray, small, and white heron, cormorant, rare Dalmatian pelican, Eurasian coot, Caspian Gull, or flamingo? If you agree, then grab your binoculars and head to Montenegro!



Skadar Lake:

  • Protection Status: National Park (1983); IBA (1989); Ramsar Area (1995); Emerald habitat of the Bern Convention
  • IBA Criteria: A1, A3, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2


  • Protection Status: National Park since 2009; Emerald habitat of the Bern Convention
  • IBA criteria: A3, B2, B3

Ulcinj Solana:

  • Protection Status: IBA since 1989, and since 2004 the first private Nature Park in Montenegro; Emerald habitat of the Bern Convention

Visitor Center Vranjina - contact: +382 (0) 20 87 91 03

The Center for the Study and Protection of Birds of Montenegro offers you more information about the birds of Montenegro.

Quick tip

When should you go bird watching?

Bird watching is easiest when they migrate, which happens at the end of February, April, and August - November, and when they are most active, which is the nesting season mostly March, June or July.

Discover unique Montenegro

So small you could drive across it in an afternoon. Don’t just skim through it but try to truly absorb it’s essence.

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Although small country it is incredibly diverse. See how much it can offer you:

Travel responsibly

Did you know? In 1991, the Montenegrin authorities adopted a declaration by which the country became the first ecological state in the world.

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