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Ulcinjska Salina

by Discover Montenegro
The pelican colony of the Ulcinjska Salina

The saltpan Ulcinjska Salina on the Adriatic is one of the most important areas in Europe for birds to breed, overwinter or rest on migration. More than 250 species of bird have already been recorded here. After salt production was halted in 2013, the unique character of the habitat became threatened by fresh water infiltrating the saltpans. Its designation as a Ramsar site will increase the pressure on the authorities to restore the site to its former state by carrying out practical measures such as repair of the dam walls.

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