bird photography

bird photography in Bulgaria

Common Buzzard photography

Common Buzzard photography Just returned from a fantastic session with Common Buzzards in the outskirts of Sofia, Bulgaria. Although the winter is very mild and the birds are able to find their own food, they were still active.…
Spotted Nutcracker photography

Nutcrackers, vultures, eagles and pelicans photography

Nutcrackers, vultures, eagles and pelicans photography Just finished guiding a fantastic 10 day trip for bird photography in Bulgaria and Northern Greece. Our main subjects are Spotted Nutcrackers, Golden Eagles, Griffon Vultures and Dalmatian Pelicans.…

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.…
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.…
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.…
Golden Eagle photography

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

Route: Krapets – Sofia Weather: sunny 30 C Our birding trip approaches its end. On our last day we need to do a long drive from Krapets to Sofia. Since it is a very long drive we had time for only one planned stop for birding and that was well optimized.…
Pied Wheatear

Birdwatching trip in Bulgaria 2018 – 8 day trip, day 7

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Route: Krapets – Durankulak lake – Shabla lake – Kaliakra cape – Krapets Weather: fairly warm day with temp in high 20s and strong wind This was our last full day of birding and boy, did we made the most of it.…
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.…
The flight of the raven

Wolves, Wolves, Wolves…

Wolves… This is what is what I have been thinking about for a whole week when sitting in a hide. The plan was to live inside a hide for six days to increase our chances to see and hopefully photograph a wolf.…