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Situated at the far north-western tip of the island, this saltwater lagoon is the best-known wetland area on Corfu. Reedbeds surround the lake and there are sand-dunes to the north and some woodland on the southern edge.
Birds you can see here include:
Little Bittern, Squacco Heron, Little Egret, Purple Heron, Glossy Ibis, Garganey, Western Marsh Harrier, Common Buzzard, Red-footed Falcon, Kentish Plover, Little Ringed Plover, Temminck's Stint, Mediterranean Gull, Whiskered Tern, White-winged Black Tern, Black Tern, Eurasian Hoopoe, Tawny Pipit, Red-throated Pipit, Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin, Cetti's Warbler, Common Reed Warbler, Great Reed Warbler, Olive-tree Warbler, Sardinian Warbler, Collared Flycatcher, Semi-collared Flycatcher, Black-headed Bunting
Various orchids including Woodcock Ophrys scolopax and Pink-flowered Butterfly Orchis papillionacea can be found.
History and Use
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Access and Facilities
Andinioti lies close to the main coast road 9km west of Kassiopi and can be viewed from tracks around the lake. Accommodation is plentiful on this popular holiday island with cheap package deals and flights.
Content and images originally posted by Steve