Life by the waterTypical Bulgarian water plants and animals
Area: 110000 км2 Earth as human hand but I don`t need a bigger one. Bulgaria is in the 11th place in EC and in the 15th place in Europe.
Concern about plant and animals species in Bulgaria• 3 National Parks: “Pirin”, “Rila”, “Central Balkan”.• 11 Natural reserves• 17 biosphere reserves
Biosphere reserve “Srebarna”• Location: The lake Srebarna and its vicinities.• Plants species: – Reed – 2/3 of the reserve area – Thin – leaved brush – Broad – leaved brush
It is the most high – stem cerealgrass.It is widespread along riverbanks, marshy areas, evenalong dry Black sea beaches.
There are 5 kinds of brush in Bulgaria.Its roots are rich in starch.It is the most important plant forsurvivors.You can use it as touchwood and formaking ropes and baskets.
Animal species221 species of birds build their nest in the Srebarna reserve: – Curly – head pelican – Small cormorant – Shining Ibis – Pink pelican – Dumb Swan – White – eyed didapper – Small white - forehead goose – Red crop goose – Ducks – Big egret
Animal species…There are: 41 kinds of mammals 11 kinds of reptiles 10 kinds of amphibians Otter Water rat
Reserve “Ropotamo”• Location: 10 км south of the town of Sozopol• It covers 4 smaller reserves: Water lily, Arkutino Snake Island Sea wormwood• Plant species: – Reed – Thin – leaved brush – Broad – leaved brush• Animal species: – Herons – Small cormorants
Reserve “Аrkutino”• Location: Region of Burgas, Municipality of Primorsko• Marsh - land – lagoon, a part of the reserve “Ropotamo"• Plant species: – Reed – Brush – White water lily• Жanimal plants:
Reserve “Poda”• Location: south of Burgas• Protected area which is one of the richest ornithologist centers in Europe – 262 birds species.• Plant species: – Reed , – Thin – leaved brush, – Broad – leaved brush.
Animal species:46 kinds of making nest birds: The most attractive are – river kingfishers, egrets, grey herons, big cormorants, sparkling ibis, didapper and ducks.The mixed heron colony includes: White spoonbill, sparkling ibis, night, red, grey, long – manned herons and a small heron.
Animal species ...Amphibians and mammals:Dappled grass – snake – the biggest snake in the country,Nutria,Otter – endangered all over the world.
Black storkBlack stork – makes its nest on thetrees and goes hunting in streams,rivers, marsh – lands and meadowswith low – growing vegetation.
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