Lake Gala National Park

National park area located in the borders of the province of Edirne in Turkey covers Gala and Pamuklu Lakes. In the wetlands area, lake and  forest ecosystems can be seen together on 6.087 hectares of forest area, 130 bird species in the national park area are important natural values for the area. Gala Lake and Pamuklu Lake including birds such as Dalmatian pelicans which are excessively endangered and the wetlands of Glossy Ibis and Small Cormorant  form an important living area.

Gala Lake National Park especially having picnics, hiking and bird watching opportunities and with the beauty of nature and wildlife potential is an efficient recreation area for visitors.

Flora: National park flora is very rich with its water lilies, water hyacinth, reed mats, bamboo and filamentous green algae plants.

Fauna: Among130 different species of birds living in the area, highly reduced species such as White-Tailed Eagle, Red Falcon, Lesser Kestrel, Little Cormorant, Dalmatian Pelican, Glossy Ibis and in addition Spoon Gaga, Ruddy Shelduck, Green Head Duck, Swan, Eurasian Coot, Grey Heron, Great White Heron, Little White Heron, Plover, Marsh Harrier, Spoonbill, Avocet and Cormorant species are seen. Especially in the western part of  Gaa Lake, Green head duck populations heavily exist.