EuroNatur Projects for the protection of Lake Skadar and the Bojana-Buna Delta

A Nature paradise unaffected by national borders

© Martin Schneider-Jacboy
© Martin Schneider-Jacboy

To preserve the Bojana-Buna area and Lake Skadar as a Noah's Ark on the Adriatic, EuroNatur and its partners are campaigning to connect up separate habitats in Albania and Montenegro to form a cross-border paradise for birds and other species. Read more...


Eagles soaring over vast riparian forests at Velipoja Nature Reserve

© Dietmar Nill
© Dietmar Nill

Nine kilometres deep on both sides the Bojana river is lined with a belt of untouched riparian forest. On the Albanian side lies the Velipoja Nature Reserve with its unusually rich bird life. Read more...


Nudist paradise and Nature's store of treasures: Ada-Bojana Island

© Helmut Göthel
© Helmut Göthel

Up to the end of the 1980s Ada Bojana was known as a nudist paradise. Thanks to the presence of the Iron Curtain along the Albanian border until the nineties Nature was long able to flourish undisturbed. Read more...


Salt, water and Greater Spotted Eagles: the salt flats of Ulcinj

© Martin Schneider-Jacoby
© Martin Schneider-Jacoby

Birdwatchers certainly have their fill of sightings at the salt flats of Ulcinj: some years up to 200 Eurasian Spoonbills and 100 Dalmation Pelicans come here to rest. However the oasis is in danger. Read more...


Unspoilt Nature: miles of sandy beach at Velika Plaza

© Juergen Schneider
© Juergen Schneider

The Great Beach is one of the longest wild stretches of beach in the whole of the Mediterranean. In the unspoilt dunes rare species such as the Stone Curlew, Nightjar and Western Snowy Plover breed. Read more...


Enchanted Bird Paradise: Lake Skadar

© Martin Schneider-Jacoby
© Martin Schneider-Jacoby

Seen from the Bojana-Buna Delta, Lake Skadar lies slightly inland on the border between Albania and Montenegro. It is the largest lake on this Balkan peninsula. Read more...


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