Lake Skadar, Montenegro/Albania Lake Skadar, Montenegro/Albania

Lake Skadar, Montenegro/Albania

Montenegro shares the large freshwater Lake Skadar with neighbouring Albania. The lake – in the country’s southeast – and the surrounding areas have been a protected national park since 1983. The area is a birders' paradise, with more than 260 different species including the rare southern Dalmatian pelican and pygmy cormorant. Storks, herons, egrets, falcons and eagles are also present. The mountains are home to an abundance of wild tortoises, brilliantly coloured lizards and amphibians and even snakes. You may even catch sight of wild boar and even a wolf or two during winter time. Photo credit: FlickreviewR (flikr)

Lake Skadar, Montenegro/Albania
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