In a 45 minutes documentary Albania is shown as a “wild country”; a production for the German public from Das Erste in collaboration with the Albanian television Top Channel. The focus of this documentary was its exceptional biodiversity.
Firstly in this documentary is shown the eagle, as the symbol of Albania and the far north of Albania, where the eagles’ nest is built. This region is known for the high mountains and for the rich flora and fauna. This region is also inaccessible making it the perfect habitat for the “Albanian eagle”.
Video : Wild Albania, in the land of eagles – Wildes Albanien, Im Land der Adler
Traveling towards the center of the country, it is impossible not to notice the large number of rivers and the 362 km long coastline. Even though most of the Albanian area is mountainous the coast has a great beauty at is valued as gem.
In the Lagoon of Karavasta, there can be found a wide rage of rare species such as the Dalmatian Pelican, which is the rarest in the world.
When one talks about Albania, it is impossible to forget the rich culture and how ancient this country is. The site of Butrint hosts thousands of years history in its impressive and well preserved sceneries.
This entire documentary is produced by the filmmaker Alexander Sommer and the author Cornelia Nation, from the eagle perspective.
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