bird photography

Egyptian Vulture photography trip in Bulgaria

Photographing birds of prey takes a lot of patience. They are really smart and wouldn’t allow someone getting into the hide under their sight. That’s why we had to get up early and sneak into the hide in the dark.…

Black-winged Stilt photography in Bulgaria

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Black-winged Stilts are peculiar birds but rather difficult to photograph because of their black and white colors. I decided to give them a try and visited a wetland on the Bulgarian Black sea coast.…

Sunday bird photography trip

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It’s been long time since I last went out birdwatching and photographing them. It was high time to spend some time with my favourite hobby and decided to explore the areas next to Sofia.…

Paddyfield Warbler photography in Bulgaria

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Paddyfield Warbler is an Asian species and many birders have seen it there. However, there aren’t many places in Europe where one can see it. The Western border of its distribution range is on the Western Black Sea coast, namely several sites at the Bulgarian and Romanian Black sea coast.…

Turnstone photography

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Another photography session proved successful. This time the objects were a couple of Turnstones which was calmly sitting and feeding in Poda reserve in Bulgaria regardless of the group of 5 photographers that I guided. Turnstone photography, copyright Iordan Hristov Turnstone photography, copyright Iordan Hristov Turnstone photography, copyright Iordan Hristov Turnstone photography, copyright Iordan Hristov Turnstone photography, copyright Iordan Hristov Turnstone photography, copyright Iordan Hristov…

Nine day birdwatching and photography trip with belgium photographers finished with great success

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This time the group was with Belgium birdwatchers and photographers who wanted to photograph every single bird they see. This didn’t always happen but we did get a few decent shots of birds like Levant Sparrowhawk, Black-headed Bunting, Stone Curlew, European Bee-eater, Wallcreeper, Firecrest, Ortolan Bunting, Orphean Warbler, Semi-collared Flycatcher, Rose-coloured Starling, Pied Wheatear, Paddifield Warbler, Bearded Tit, to name but a few.…

Nutcracker photography in Bulgaria

Nutcrackers Nucifraga caryocatactes are lovely birds. Strangely enough there are very few photos of this peculiar bird. Perhaps the areas where they live are too distant for photographers. Well after having heard that a few people have photographed it, I decided to give it a try.…

Bee-eater and Roller photography guided trip in Bulgaria

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Bee-eater photography and Roller photography guided trip is just over. A group of four Polish photographers managed to get a few lovely shots of both Rollers and Bee-eaters. “We are happy to be here”, “We are glad to meet the guide Iordan and hope to come back here” This what our guest wrote in our guest book.…

Birdwatching and bird photography in Bulgaria – Rupite

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An observer reported that Red-footed Falcons has started breeding in an Important Bird Area to the south of Sofia some 3 hours driving. Since the species is a rare breeder now and colleagues put a lot of efforts in finding the species, I had to check this observation.…
Dalmatian Pelican

Dalmatian Pelicans photography

Well, here am I finally back from the trip for photographing Dalmatian Pelicans. The weather was not the best but still managed to do a couple of thousand shots 😉 I just started selecting the images from the trip and couldn’t resist posting a few.…