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Lake Kerkini

Majestic Swans Make Kerkini Lake in Greece their Home for Winter

Dozens of migratory swans have arrived from northern Europe to the Kerkini Lake in northern Greece this week for the winter months.

Four Pelicans Released into the Wild After Treatment

Four pelicans, two great whites and two Dalmatians, were released into the wild again after they were nursed back to health at the Hellenic Wildlife Hospital (EKPAZ) in Aegina. The birds were released at the wetland of Lake Kerkini...

Fisherman's Friends: The Pelicans of Lake Kerkini

Lake Kerkini, famous as a bird-watching destination in northern Greece, has a particularly robust Dalmation pelican population. The local fishermen have developed a special relationship with these birds, feeding them for hundreds of years during wintertime so that they...

Flooding in Northern Greece, Farmers in Despair

The mound in Serres, northern Greece, which has suffered many blows this winter, could not bear the high water pressure and finally gave in, flooding the area's farmlands and sending local farmers into despair. The situation in Serres is quickly deteriorating,...

Fifteen Birds Released Back into the Wild at Lake Kerkini

Fifteen wild birds nursed back to health at the Hellenic Centre for the Treatment of Wild Animals were released at Lake Kerkini in northern Greece on Saturday, with the assistance of the organisation 'Action for Wild Life' and the...