Didim Bird Watching

The best places for bird-watching are the Aegean costline situated in Didim, surrounded by the Meander deltas, lakes Bafa, Azap , the Tasburun lagoon and Mount Latmos, Mykale.

Didim is one of the most valuable wetlands in the Aegean region for birdwatching spot that draws ornithologists from around the world, mostly in spring. Lying between the cities of Muğla and Aydın with 50 kilometers of shoreline and encircled by the Beşparmak (Five Fingers) Mountains, the lake is a great place to spot flamingos, cormorants and pelicans. Small islets inside the lake serve as bird breeding grounds and the area's rich flora and fauna make birdwatching more impressive. Lake Bafa houses more than 200 bird species, among which are the spoonbill, little grebe, great crested grebe, pygmy cormorant, Dalmatian pelican, spur lapwing, and water birds such as the flamingo and meke clumsy.