The Danube Delta is regarded as one of the largest wetlands (2861 sqm) and the most extensive area of compact reed beds in the world.
With more than 1200 species of plants and trees, 331 species of birds (it is estimated that 174 are breeding here), 100 species of fish, the Danube Delta is home to 98% of Europe’s aquatic fauna (3400 species). The not breeding species are guests in the winter and passing through, during spring and autumn.
According to the geographical origin, birds belong to the following types: European, Mediterranean, Siberian, Mongolian, Artic and Chinese. Migration takes place in the South-North direction during spring, and the North-South in the autumn. Out of the 331 species of birds, 12 species are protected by law, declared “monument of nature”, because they are endangered. The Danube Delta is the most representative delta ecosystem in the world, and the third area as biodiversity, after The Coral barrier – Australia and The Galapagos Islands – Ecuador.
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