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  • Writer's pictureGianluca Nicastro

Sicilian Bird Watching Top 5 Websites

If you are a keen ornithologist and seek twitchers or simply adore birds, Sicily has it all for you.

From flamingos to storks, egrets and sparrows...

In a nutshell, if you are on the east coast of Sicily, near Catania, Noto or Siracusa, then Vendicari Nature Reserve is the place for you - a wetland ripe with birdwatching opportunities.

Eurasian Penduline Tit @ Vendicari Nature Reserve, Sicily
Eurasian Penduline Tit @ Vendicari Nature Reserve, Sicily


  1. FATBIRDER learn about conservation in Sicily, threatened and rare bird species. Included in this comprehensive site is a list of bird events, webcams, nestcams and rarity alerts.

  2. BIRDING IN ITALY discover a range of visuals with their up to date Instagram and Facebook uploads.

  3. MASSERIA TESTAFERRATA whats to see, when to go and a beautiful collections of inspirational poems by and Italian American female professor 'Birds of Sicily'.

  4. NATURETREK The place to go for organised tours, bookings and guides to Sicily for all your birding needs. Detailed itineraries and tour calendars. From flights and transfers to bird watching and walking breaks, this is a fantastic site for taking the stress out of your holidays.

  5. VENDICARI Vendicari Nature Reserve on the east coast of Sicily listing a comprehensive guide to seasonal bird appearances.

Vendicari Nature Reserve Video of birds, landscape and music


For more information and booking your hotel in Sicily please visit our hotel sites:

Hotel Algila 4 Star Superior

93 Via Vittorio Veneto I-96100 Siracusa, Italy Phone (Italy) +39 0931 465186

Antico Hotel Roma 1880

66 Via Roma I-96100 Siracusa, Italy Phone (Italy) +39 0931 465630


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