SEAL HUNTING SETTLEMENT
Bird Nature Reserve
2,5 km BEKA - BIRDHOUSE RESERVE with an area of 193 ha. - located near the village of Osłonino. The name "BEKA" comes from a settlement engulfed by the sea (stone foundations are a testimony to the existence of the settlement).
The reserve is located at the mouth of the Reda River to the Baltic Sea. Most of the area is occupied by marshy meadows, which are an ideal place for rare bird species, including bittern, grebe, osprey, crane, lapwing, snipe, kingfisher. The salt meadows (halophyllous) are also home to rare plant species such as sea gobies and rush or red thistle, while in the sweet areas you can find the insectivorous common greasewood, marsh gnatcatcher or interesting orchids.