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Birdwatching trip in Bulgaria 2018 – 8 day trip, day 1

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Route: Sofia – Pazardzhik – Krichim – Yagodina Weather: Fairly hot in the high 20s C with a shower in the late afternoon. I got the opportunity to guide another trip for Wingspan bird tours right after the successful trip to lake Kerkini in Northern Greece but this time the trip is in Bulgaria.…
birdwatching trip in Northern Greece

Birdwatching trip in Northern Greece

Birdwatching trip in Northern Greece I recently returned from a wonderful birdwatching trip in Northern Greece that i co-led for Wingspan bird tours. We spent a total of 7 days visiting the habitats around lake Kerkini which vary from quarries, grasslands, scrub, mountainous meadows, broad-leaved and conifer forests and of course wetlands.…
Samothrace photography trip

Samothrace photography trip

Samothrace photography trip Just returned from a wonderful trip to Samothrace island in Greece. What a wonderful place that is! It was my first time on the island and was well worth it.…
Sofia-National-Theatre-Ivan-Vazov

Top 5 sites to photograph in Sofia, Bulgaria

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Photograph Sofia However much time you have to spend exploring Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, you should definitely pack your camera, even if you only manage to grab a couple of opportunities to get out for an early morning or evening shoot.…
SNAPP Guides Bulgaria

SNAPP GUIDE BULGARIA

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SNAPP Guide Have you heard of SNAPP GUIDES? It is a new app for Android and iOS that features some of the best sites for landscape photography in a number of countries. Other than showing the locations, the guides also give optimal conditions for photography which is particularly useful when planning a trip to a country.…

Birdwatching trip in Bulgaria: the end

Day 8, May 20th Today was a traveling day. We had to do over 500 km but we still managed to do some birding to break up the journey. We started doing our garage list which included a Tawny Pipit right by our picnic table, Black-headed Bunting, Golden Oriole, Nightingale and Ortolan Bunting to name but a few.…
Calandra Lark © Iordan Hristov

Birdwatching trip in Bulgaria: day 7

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Day 7, May 19th Durankulak lake – Shabla lake – Kaliakra cape – Balgarevo village Before breakfast we did our usual walk around the hotel grounds and it was well worth it. We had fantastic views of Barred Warbler.…