National Park Kornati and Nature Park Telascica
The archipelago of numerous islands, islets and reefs, bays and shallow seas, rich with high and precipitous cliffs, favourable for breeding of Shags, birds of pray and Swifts, is a completely protected area - National Park Kornati. A large salt lake adorns the other protected area in this territory, the Nature Park Telascica.
The forest habitats of the area - aleppo pine forests and macchia - are spreading in Telascica, while the Kornati Islands are mostly covered with xeric grasslands.
Types of habitats
- 74% sea, 26% land of which:
- 64% Meditteranean dry grasslands
- 28% mosaic of dry grasslands and Meditteranean shrub
- 6% olive groves
- 2% other habitats (rocky, forest etc.)
Shag, Peregrine Falcon, Black-throated Diver, Red-throated Diver, Short-toed Eagle, Rock Partridge, Common Tern, Eagle Owl, Woodlark, Nightjar, Tawny Pipit, Red-backed Shrike.