Birdwatching

A trip to observe bird species of High Tatra Mountains

The High Tatras or High Tatra Mountains are the smallest alpine type mountain range on the planet.

Ticha dolina Jan Dobsovic panorama

characteristics: Our trip will take be in Tatra National Park (TANAP). The oldes national park in Slovakia, established in 1949, protects the area or Slovakia’s highest mountain range – High Tatra Mountains, which is also the highest part of Carpathian Mountain Range.

points of interest of the area: glacial relief, glacial lakes, calamity area

protected areas visited: Tatra National Park, Protected bird sanctuary Tatras

target species:

birds: golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), common buzzard (Buteo buteo), black woodpecker (Dryocopus martius), three-toed woodpecker (Picoides tridactylus), grey wagtail (Motacilla cinerea), water pipit (Anthus spinoletta), white-throated dipper (Cinclus cinclus), Eurasian wren (Troglodytes troglodytes), dunnock (Prunella modularis), alpine accentor (Prunella collaris), robin (Erithacus rubecula), goldcrest (Regulus regulus), common firecrest (Regulus ignicapillus), coal tit (Parus ater), European crested tit (Parus cristatus), willow tit (Parus montanus), Eurasian jay (Garrulus glandarius), Eurasian nutcracker (Nucifraga caryocatactes), common siskin (Carduelis spinus), red crossbill (Loxia curvirostra)

mammals: red deer (Cervus elaphus), fallow deer (Capreolus capreolus), red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris), area also provides sanctuary for red fox (Vulpes vulpes), gray wolf (Canis lupus), Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) and brown bear (Ursus arctos)

Trip duration: 3 hours

Difficulty: easy

Route is physically easy.

Important notifications and conditions: Tour operator does not provide participants with specific tourist insurance. Tour operator provides professional guiding and gear to observe birds.

Recommended tour date: all year round

Price per person with English speaking guide:

80,-€ / 1 participant

45,-€ / 2 participants

40,-€ / 3 – 4 participants

35,-€ / 5 – 7 participants

30,-€ / 8 – 10 participants

25,-€ / 11 and more participants

Price includes: full guiding service, binoculars, spotting scope

Price does NOT include: food, individual travel insurance

If interested in participating on this tour at your specific date(s), contact us by e-mail on info@watching.sk or by dialing +421 948 495 111. We’ll send you an application form after discussing a specific tour date.

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