Birds of Hungary

Bird watching short break to Hungary

Hungary is a great place for birding. This short four-day break to the Bükk National Parkoffers some fanastic forest birdwatching. “Pre-breakfast walk at nearby lake with target bird species including Black and Grey Headed Woodpecker, red backed Shrike, and Barred Warbler. Full day in the Bukk National Park. Target species will include White Backed Woodpecker, Red Breasted and Collared Flycatcher, Honey Buzzard and Short Toed Eagle.” 

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Among these 373 species there are some birds whose largest population can be found in Hungary in Europe. If you would like to observe with reasonable chance Great Bustard (Otis tarda), Saker (Falco cherrug), Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca), Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus), Lesser White-fronted Goose (Anser erythropus) or Aquatic Warbler (Acrocephalus paludicola), you must come to Hungary. Further on during spring and autumn passage large flocks of cranes and geese can be seen. So Hungary can be regarded a real paradise for birdwatchers…See also  Hungarian Bird Areas

List of birds of Hungary – Wikipedia (Wikipedia)

Birdwatching Books about Hungary

The Birds of Hungary

For a comparatively small country, Hungary has a wide variety of habitats and many interesting and ornithologically important species, including Great Bustard, Imperial Eagle and Aquatic Warbler. This book covers 363 different species of bird, with detailed information on their status and distribution within the country. Each species is accompanied by a map. Hungary is becoming a popular destination for birdwatching and this guide is aimed at all visitors and people interested in Western Palearctic birds.

Trip reports

Hungary Wildlife Tour – The Travelling Naturalist’s report of trip to Hungary

Birding and wildlife watching in Hungary

In Hungary, East meets West. This is true not only for the country’s geopolitical location, but also to its natural characters, its wildlife and vegetation. In the west and on the northern hills from the Bakony to the Zemplén Hills, there are extensive deciduous forests with many species of songbirds, large herds of elk, mountain sheep and wildboar. The rest of the country, most of which is the famous Great Plain harbors partially shifting sand dunes, numerous alkali lakes, fragments of mixed grass steppe and endless alkali steppe. These habitats offer some of the best birding places in Europe.

Birding holidays in Hungary

Bird watching short break to Hungary

Hungarian Birdwatching – Professional Birding is an association of young, enthusiastic birders. We organise birding tours and birdwatching holidays in Hungary and in Budapest. Our birding tours are higly customised to your needs.

During our birding trips to Hortobágy, Lake Fertõ, Kiskunság, Lake Tisza and other Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in Hungary you have a reasonable chance to to see Great Bustard, Saker, Imperial Eagle, Aquatic Warbler, Lesser White-fronted Goose, Pygmy Cormorant, etc.

Wildlife holidays in Hungary

Birdwatching, bat-watching and Wildlife Holidays in Hungary