KKL-JNF Birdwatching Sites around Israel

Stationed on the crossroads between Europe and Africa, Israel is a key migration channel for birds during the winter and spring periods. KKL-JNF has established beautiful parks to provide resting stations for these birds and the opportunity to observe and study them. Come and see for yourself!

Hula Lake Park

Hula Lake Park

Hula Lake Park has everything a sightseer could wish for: nature, beauty, water, birds, animals, environment, biodiversity, geology, history, heritage, education, and research.

Rosh Tzipor Birdwatching Centre

Rosh Tzipor Birdwatching Centre

This beautiful park and ornithological site is situated in Rosh Tzipor (Bird’s Head) Forest in HaYarkon Park in the heart of Tel Aviv.

Vickar Birdwatching Observation Deck

Vickar Birdwatching Observation Deck

The Vickar Observation Deck at the Mishmar HaSharon Reservoir is a wonderful place to watch waterfowl. You can also enjoy a picnic in nearby Alexander River-Italy Park.

Lahav Forest: Birding Site at Ein Rimon

Lahav Forest: Birding Site at Ein Rimon

A grove of Mount Atlas mastic trees attracts song birds migrating to Africa during the autumn season.

Eilat’s International Bird-Watching Park

Eilat’s International Bird-Watching Park

Millions of migrating birds land in Eilat in southernmost Israel to rest and “refuel” before continuing their journey from Africa onwards to Europe and Asia, or vice versa.