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Birding trip in Bulgaria, day 6 of 8

Route: Bourgas – Poda – Pomorie – Goritsa- Kaliakra Weather: sunny 25 degr cels. What a fantastic day! We started with a River Warbler and Thrush Nightingale and ended with Rosy Starling, Common Rosefinch and Rufous-tailed Bush Robin!!! …

Birding trip in Bulgaria, day 5 of 8

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Bourgas wetlands Weather:  sunny with temp 25 degr. We started the morning at Vaya lake with nice light on the birds. The change of habitats from previous days certainly brings new birds.…

Birding trip in Bulgaria, day 4 of 8

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Route: Dolno Cherkovishte – Madzharovo – Liubimets – Levka – Burgas Weather: cool in the morning with thick mist around the river, thin clouds during the day and rain at the end of the day We started the day with a pre-breakfast walk around the hotel grounds, as usual.…

Birding trip in Bulgaria, day 3 of 8

Krumovgrad – Dolna Kula – Potochnitsa – Dolno Cherkovishte Weather: hot in the morning with 20+ degrees, showers at noon and sunny in the afternoon We met at 6.30 for a walk in the city park before breakfast which produced a stunning male Common Redstart.…
Nutcracker photography in Bulgaria

Birdwatching trip in Bulgaria, day 1 of 8

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Sofia airport – Vitosha mountains – Krichim – Yagodina village Weather: cloudy with mist in the mountains, overcast along the way, temp 7-15 degr.cels. Just started a new 8 day birdwatching trip around Bulgaria with a group of four birders.…
Golden Eagle photography

Birding around lake Kerkini, Northern Greece

Just completed a fantastic birding trip around lake Kerkini in Northern Greece. I guided a group of 10 British birdwatchers around the lake in the period May 6-13, 2019. For these 7 days we saw 171 species of birds.…

New project: Sofia Photo Walks

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New project: Sofia Photo Walks is the newest initiative of Nature Monitoring in partnership with Better Moments. The photo walks get you a chance to photograph a range of some of the best locations there are to be captured in the Sofia.…
Nutcracker photography in Bulgaria

Nutcracker photography in Bulgaria

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Nutcracker photography in Bulgaria Just returned from a very successful photography session with Nutcrackers Nucifraga caryocatactes. These tame birds are used to people and allow a lot of creativity and multiple attempts for people to get their shots.…
photography award

Photography award

Photography award My image “The beauty of early mornings” wins the price of the public in a national photography contest. The image features the Bulgarian National Threatre.…