Day 2 - Dinaric Alps (Part I)


  • Dinaric Alps


Deep canyons, crystal-clear streams, alpine meadows, high altitude woodlands, steep valleys, gorges and green mountain lakes characterize this area - these are the majestic Dinaric Alps, one of Europe's most unexplored mountain ranges where nature is still mostly preserved and intact.
  • Dinaric Alps


The long chain of the Dinaric Alps, stretches from northwest Croatia through the heart of Bosnia and Herzegovina and into Montenegro, finishing on the Albanian border. Herzegovina and eastern Bosnia host the highest and wildest of this mountain range.

Goosander

Mergus merganser
  • Long-legged Buzzard
  • Long-legged Buzzard
  • Long-legged Buzzard

Long-legged Buzzard

Buteo rufinus
  • Dinaric Alps

Late spring floral displays in Dinaric Alps.
  • Apollo

Apollo

Parnassius apollo
  • Rock Partridge
  • Rock Partridge
  • Rock Partridge
  • Rock Partridge
  • Rock Partridge
  • Rock Partridge
  • Rock Partridge
  • Rock Partridge
  • Rock Partridge
  • Rock Partridge
  • Rock Partridge
  • Rock Partridge
  • Rock Partridge

Rock Partridge

Alectoris graeca
  • Dinaric Alps

This mountain range is the natural boundary of the Mediterranean and continental Alpine climates. The warm Adriatic temperatures clash with the harsher Alpine ones, producing one of the most diverse and unique eco-systems in all of Europe.
  • Red-backed Shrike
  • Red-backed Shrike
  • Red-backed Shrike
  • Red-backed Shrike
  • Red-backed Shrike
  • Red-backed Shrike
  • Red-backed Shrike
  • Red-backed Shrike
  • Red-backed Shrike
  • Red-backed Shrike
  • Red-backed Shrike
  • Red-backed Shrike

Red-backed Shrike

Lanius collurio
  • White-backed Woodpecker
  • White-backed Woodpecker

White-backed Woodpecker

Dendrocopos leucotos
  • Dinaric Alps

Cvrsnica mountain – realm of Rock Partridge, Golden Eagle and Alpine Choughs.
  • Common Firecrest
  • Common Firecrest
  • Common Firecrest
  • Common Firecrest
  • Common Firecrest

Common Firecrest

Regulus ignicapilla
  • Smooth Snake

Smooth Snake

Coronella austriaca
  • Alpine Chamois

Alpine Chamois

Rupicapra rupicapra
  • Balkan Green-veined White

Balkan Green-veined White

Pieris balcana
  • Sombre Tit
  • Sombre Tit
  • Sombre Tit
  • Sombre Tit
  • Sombre Tit
  • Sombre Tit
  • Sombre Tit

Sombre Tit

Poecile lugubris
  • Dinaric Alps

Late spring floral displays in Dinaric Alps.
  • Common Rock Thrush
  • Common Rock Thrush
  • Common Rock Thrush
  • Common Rock Thrush
  • Common Rock Thrush
  • Common Rock Thrush
  • Common Rock Thrush
  • Common Rock Thrush
  • Common Rock Thrush

Common Rock Thrush

Monticola saxatilis
  • Dinaric Alps

Late spring floral displays in Dinaric Alps.
  • Alpine Chough
  • Alpine Chough
  • Alpine Chough
  • Alpine Chough

Alpine Chough

Pyrrhocorax graculus
  • Elder-flowered Orchid

Elder-flowered Orchid

Dactylorhiza sambucina
  • Dinaric Alps

Blidinje Nature Park in Dinaric Alps.
  • Rock Bunting
  • Rock Bunting
  • Rock Bunting
  • Rock Bunting
  • Rock Bunting
  • Rock Bunting
  • Rock Bunting
  • Rock Bunting
  • Rock Bunting
  • Rock Bunting
  • Rock Bunting
  • Rock Bunting
  • Rock Bunting
  • Rock Bunting
  • Rock Bunting

Rock Bunting

Emberiza cia
  • Dinaric Alps

Nose-horned Viper - male

Vipera ammodytes
  • Dinaric Alps

Nose-horned Viper - female

Vipera ammodytes
  • Dinaric Alps

Cvrsnica mountain in Dinaric Alps.
  • Golden Eagle
  • Golden Eagle
  • Golden Eagle

Golden Eagle

Aquila chrysaetos
  • Ortolan Bunting
  • Ortolan Bunting
  • Ortolan Bunting
  • Ortolan Bunting
  • Ortolan Bunting
  • Ortolan Bunting
  • Ortolan Bunting
  • Ortolan Bunting
  • Ortolan Bunting

Ortolan Bunting

Emberiza hortulana
  • Dinaric Alps

Blidinje Nature Park in Dinaric Alps.
  • Dinaric Alps

Eastern Green Lizard

Lacerta viridis
  • Short-toed Snake Eagle
  • Short-toed Snake Eagle
  • Short-toed Snake Eagle
  • Short-toed Snake Eagle
  • Short-toed Snake Eagle
  • Short-toed Snake Eagle
  • Short-toed Snake Eagle
  • Short-toed Snake Eagle
  • Short-toed Snake Eagle
  • Short-toed Snake Eagle
  • Short-toed Snake Eagle
  • Short-toed Snake Eagle

Short-toed Snake Eagle

Circaetus gallicus
  • Dinaric Alps

Dinaric Alps.
  • Woodlark
  • Woodlark
  • Woodlark
  • Woodlark

Woodlark

Lullula arborea
  • European Honey Buzzard
  • European Honey Buzzard
  • European Honey Buzzard

European Honey Buzzard

Pernis apivorus
  • Tree Pipit
  • Tree Pipit
  • Tree Pipit

Tree Pipit

Anthus trivialis