A winter festival dedicated to the Red-breasted goose was held in Shabla

A new winter festival took place on December 17th  and 18th  on the square in front of the community center in Shabla.It is called “Shabla and the Birds” and is dedicated to the emblematic for the region  Red-breasted Goose.The purpose of the event is to popularize the idea of protecting the birds that flies over the territory of the maritime municipality along the “Via Pontica” migration route.


A team from the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPS) also joined the event with a bird feeders workshop, discussions and a birdwatching field trip.

Dr. Petar Yankov gave a talk on environmental protection.

BDZP expresses its gratitude to the organizers from Shabla municipality for the invitation, as well as to all the volunteers who participated in the event. The first edition of the festival offered a rich and varied program, and we hope that it will become a tradition.