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Birka Bird Paradise

Triesenberg-Malbun, Principality of Liechtenstein

Ornithological Association Mauren

Numerous bird species such as parakeets, macaws, amazons, peacocks, parrots and pheasants can be observed here.

A Birds’ Paradise

The bird paradise "Birka" is located at an idyllic spot between the Moors and Schaanwald on Josef-Murr-Weg. The path is named after the biologist Josef Murr who studied the Maurer Riet.

The Ornithological Association took over management from municipality of Mauren, built a Bird Paradise and cares for this nature reserve to this day.

Excursion destination for all ages

The Birka Bird Paradise is a popular destination featuring a children's playground, biotope and clubhouse. You can observe numerous bird species including parakeets, macaws, amazons, peacocks, parrots and pheasants, with over 140 bird species in eleven large bird cages. Explore the nature reserve on foot or combine the visit with a bike ride in Liechtenstein.

You learn more on a guided tour about the plant and animals. In addition to exotic birds, the Maurer Riet area also has a diverse variety of native flora and fauna in the adjacent nature reserve.

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Opening hours

The nature reserve area is accessible at any time.

Recommended time
120 Minutes
2.00 CHF

The entrance to the bird paradise "Birka" is free of charge

Additional information

General Information

  • Please bring your own binoculars

Guided tours

  • through the bird paradise Birka with nature reserve Maurer Riet
  • Duration: approx. 1.5 hours
  • Number of participants: max. 20 persons

German guided tours

  • Date: Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:00 am
  • Price: free of charge
  • Registration required 24 hours in advance (phone: 00423 / 373 21 12)

English guided tours

  • Date and price on request
  • Registration required two weeks in advance via Liechtenstein Marketing (phone: 00423 / 239 63 63)
Contact address

Vogelparadies "Birka"
Josef-Murr-Weg 4
9493 Triesenberg-Malbun
Principality of Liechtenstein

Tel.: 00423 / 373 37 04
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