Wild Goose Festival
Welcome to the Tata Wild Goose Festival where we greet the geese the that arrive from far way in the northern tundra. The Festival is a weekend treat all nature lovers, with thousands of wild geese taking centre stage in a spectacle of sights and sounds.
The Festival takes place by the Old Lake, a special and important resting place for birds which remarkably is almost totally encircled by Tata, the “City of Waters”. Here, natural and culture are intertwined: at the heart of the city, right on the lake shore is Hungary’s most important „water castle” and the shoreline is hugged by walking paths with perfect spots for bird watching.
We look forward to meeting you at this festival of wildlife and people.
There are currently 22,000 geese in the area and their number seem to increase continuously. Beside the Greyleg Geese and Greater White-fronted Geese, 12 inv Tundra Bean Geese, 1 inv Barnacle Goose, 14 inv Red-breasted Geese and 1 inv Lesser White-fronted Goose (first...
The first bigger flock of goose have arrived at Tatai Tavak Ramsar area on this weekend. 800 Greyleg Goose and 4.200 Greater White-fronted Goose were counted. Among them there were 2 individuals globally threatened, strictly protected Red-necked Goose. First in the...
Slightly delayed, but the first migrating/wintering Greater White-fronted Geese have arrived at Old Lake’s surrounding. About 1 week later than usual, but this is likely due to mild weather. At the same time there are 1.200 Greyleg Geese on the smaller lakes....
XIX. Wild Goose Festival
30. november 2019
Number of roosting geese on Old Lake at Tata
The cameras will be commissioned on November 15th!