Birdwatching around Bratislava

Birds within reach from the capital – if being in Bratislava, having a few hours of free time and want to see something interesting

1. SMALL CARPATHIANS: March – June; species of oak and beech forests, vineyards; Black Stork (Ciconia nigra), Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca), Honey Buzzard (Pernis apivorus), Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug), Hoopoe (Upupa epops), Green Woodpecker (Picus viridis), Grey-headed Woodpecker (Picus canus), Syrian Woodpecker (Dendrocopos syriacus), White-backed Woodpecker (Dendrocopos leucotos), Barred Warbler (Sylvia nisoria), Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva), Collared flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis) [...more]


2. BIRDS OF DANUBE: November – April; wintering and migrating waterbird; grebes, geese, ducks, gulls, terns, Pygmy Cormorant (Microcarbo pygmeus/Phalacrocorax pygmeus), White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) [...more]


3. GREAT BUSTARD: November – May; wintering Great Bustards (Otis tarda) or their spring display [...more]


4. DEVÍNSKA KOBYLA: March – August, thermophilic species of open land, forests, old quarries and river side; White Stork (Ciconia ciconia), Honey Buzzard (Pernis apivorus), Eagle Owl (Bubo bubo), Bee-eater (Merops apiaster), Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius), Jackdaw (Coloelus monedula/Corvus monedula), Barred Warbler (Sylvia nisoria) [...more]


5. MORAVA FLOODPLAIN: (February) March – September (October) (if not flooded); kites, ducks and waders (waterbird) on migration, storks, White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla), beavers [...more]


6. NEUSIEDLER SEE – SEEWINKEL: March – September; grebes, herons, swans, geese, ducks, waders, gulls, terns [...more]

* trips can be combined to form longer birdwatching tour (2, 3 – 4 day trip)

* we can arrange accommodation and other services