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Located in Bács-Kiskun county, the Kiskunság National Park is a UNESCO biosphere reserve, which comprises of seven units scattered throughout the area.

Created in 1975, the park stretches across the Little Cumania region of the Great Hungarian Plain. The park covers an area of 570 square kilometres, and is a mosaic of plains, lakes and marshes dotted between the Danube and Tisza Rivers. Within Kiskunság National Park, there is a rich diversity of birdlife, which includes great bustard, red-footed falcon, European bee-eater, golden oriole, European roller as well as numerous herons, egrets, wildfowl and passerines. 

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Key info

  • Ideal for viewing: great bustard, squacco heron, red-footed falcon, hawfinch, ferruginous duck
  • Where: Bács-Kiskun, Hungary

Wildlife trips

This wildlife location is featured in the following itinerary:

Spring Photography of the Steppe & Forests

Combining the photographic skills of Ashley Grove, with the knowledge of our local guide István Bártol, this spring photography tour travels to Hungary at the peak of the breeding season. Hides are located in scenic, bird-rich areas, offering superb possibilities for close-up photography.

  • When to go: May
  • Duration inc. flights: 7 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £1,945 pp
  • Trip type: Group tour
Suggested accommodation is shown below. Please contact us for further recommendations.

Oriole Ecolodge

Situated on the edge of the Kiskunság National Park in the small village of Tiszaalpár, Oriole Ecolodge is a renovated country house which has seven en suite rooms. With 15 hides in the nearby area, the lodge is an excellent base for bird photography, and even has a kingfisher hide in the garden.