New towers near Hrhov are ideal for birdwatchers

Birdwatching in southern Slovakia is now easier.

(Source: TASR)
More information about travelling in Slovakia
Please see our Spectacular Slovakia travel guide.

The rare wonders of the protected area near Hrhov ponds in Rožňava county are being celebrated thanks to a new project called Amazing Bird World Without Borders.

Its aim is to build infrastructure and ensure better conditions for ornithologists, especially since the Slovak side has an ornithologist place in Drienovec where they observe birds. Onithologists from all of Slovakia visit this place.

Related story:Wildlife viewing: birds, bats, bears, and other animals Read more 

Visitors can also look forward to a new education path meant not only for experts but also for the public.

“These are wetlands, so it was necessary to build such a path in order to avoid stepping on mud,” said the director of the National Park Slovenský Kras Ján Kilík, as quoted by the TASR newswire.

The rest of this article is premium content at Spectator.sk
Subscribe now for full access

I already have subscription - Sign in

Subscription provides you with:
  • Immediate access to all locked articles (premium content) on Spectator.sk
  • Special weekly news summary + an audio recording with a weekly news summary to listen to at your convenience (received on a weekly basis directly to your e-mail)
  • PDF version of the latest issue of our newspaper, The Slovak Spectator, emailed directly to you
  • Access to all premium content on Sme.sk and Korzar.sk

Top stories

The latest Focus poll has found that 57.7 percent of Slovaks think the government should not be lenient when it comes to taking refugees in.

Show us you belong and we will accept you. Poll shows Slovaks' attitudes to foreigners

The latest Focus poll unveils how an ideal foreigner looks to Slovaks, and if Slovakia can ever become a home to foreigners.


19 h
The media have condemned the change, approved by MPs, that extends the moratorium to 50 days

We condemn the latest attack against journalists

Slovak journalists stand behind their colleagues from Denník N.


7 h
Former special prosecutor Dušan Kováčik escorted to the courtroom on September 20.

The ten strongest points of the verdict against former special prosecutor

Dušan Kováčik is the first high-ranking official under the Smer-led governments to hear a guilty verdict on corruption charges.


3 h
Dušan Kováčik escorted to the courtroom.

Former special prosecutor Kováčik found guilty

Judge sentences him to 14 years in prison for corruption.


20 h
Skryť Close ad