Since 2012 year, “Batumi Bird Festival” Annually held in Adjara Region. It is important event for bird watchers and many foreigners visit Adjara region in September for the Festival. The festival is supported by the Department of Tourism and Resorts of Adjara.
Up to 100,000 raptors pass through on a single day, and you can observe almost any raptor species in Europe. The ‘Batumi bottleneck’ is also a main concentration point for thousands of bee-eaters, rollers, waders, terns, herons and all kinds of passerines. The spring migration lasts from March to May, while in autumn you best come between August and October.
As a part of the Festival there are thematic conferences and tours in the bird-watching points, where both local and foreign experts are involved.