Wetlands of Lake Kournas

Kournas lake is the only natural lake in Crete.

It is fed by the waters coming down from the mountains, and from two sources located in the southeastern part of the lake, while drained, through the river of Delfinas, on the beach of Kournas which is 2,5 km further north.

The abundant water throughout the year, makes the lake an important wetland area with a variety of flora and fauna, and so it is included in the Natura 2000 protection program.

Read the list of fauna that lives in the lake of Kournas.

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