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Bird Watching on Korcula Island

Bird Watching on Korcula Island

The Island of Korcula is a great destination for bird watchers. Wild island’s coastline, sea rocks, rocky beaches, high cliffs of Sveti Ilija across the channel as well as ridges above Pupnatska Luka (Klupca) make the landscape of the island a perfect place for birdwatching. The quiet solitude of ancient Aleppo pines and dense makkia …

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Raptor migration over Korcula island

Raptor migration over Korcula island

Some photos of raptors around Korcula were emailed to me recently by Max Cremonini who was bird watching while visited Korcula in August. This is what he said in his email: Hello, we’re back home after the usual 2 weeks on Korcula island, equally spent between snorkeling in crystal clear …

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Young falcon from Peljesac

Young falcon from Peljesac

This is the young falcon (hawk) that was saved by members of  ‘Sveti Ilija’ mountaineering club from Orebic at Peljesac Peninsula. Once it recuperated from injuries, the falcon was released back to the nature . Have a look at photo of owl the same people saved few years ago about bird watching in Korcula …

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