Biebrzański National Park was created in 1993 and is the biggest national Park in Poland and also one of the biggest ones in Europe. It was established to protect vast marshlands and currently has 59.223 hectares. Biebrza bogs has come into existence thanks to meandering Biebrza river. We will find here a unique ecosystems which ceased to exist in other areas due to irrigation and drainage of bogs. It is a water and bog birds sanctuary not only from Poland but also from all central Europe. The most famous mammal of the park is an elk which only in this area survived the Second World War in Poland. In the park there are 49 mammal species, 217 birds, 36 fish, 12 amphibians, 5 reptiles, 700 butterflies, 448 spiders, 500 beetles, 19 leeches, and 42 caddis flies. Biebrza marshlands are ideal for all those who enjoy animal watching and photography.