Lake Prespa. 03/05/95; 18,920 ha; 40°56'N 021°01'E. Strictly Protected Nature Reserve; Ornithological Reserve. A Pliocene Lake (2-3 million years old), providing important feeding areas for large numbers of the Pelicans that breed nearby in Greece. The site includes cultivated land, meadows, pastures, reedbeds, and forests. Commercial and recreational fishing and conservation education are the only human activities. There is a visitors' center at the site. Ramsar site no. 726. Most recent RIS information: 1998.