Strict natural reserve EZERANI covers the northern coastal area of the Prespa Lake, at 855 m height above sea level. The protected area covers 2080 ha. Almost all bird species existing in the Prespa Lake area are building nests, feeding, resting and finding shelter here. There are about 200 bird species, 104 of which are water birds. Of this number, 62 species are put on the List of Protected Species according to the Bern Convention, while three of them are on the European Red List of Globally Endangered Species.