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Heron’s Colony in Kardzhali

In the shallow waters nearby Arda river in the center of the city of Kardzhali, from spring to the end of the summer, you may observe the heron’s colony. This is the only one nesting within the territory of a city in Bulgaria. From April to July the nesting species are the white heron, squacco heron, little bittern, night heron and pygmy cormorant. From the information center in Kardzhali you can hire a nature guide specialized for bird watching.