Category birdID

Kazbegi Trinity church

Birdwatching in Georgia

This time my work took me to Georgia: a country that I have always dreamed visiting mainly for the Caucasus and its birds. Even the way Caucasus sounds attracts me to this place...Read More
Andenes

Bird survey in Norway: day 10

Today’s route was familiar to me from last year and i knew it wasn’t difficult. There was some hillside but nothing like yesterday’s route...Read More
Bee-eater © Iordan Hristov

BirdID weekend

Just returned from a fantastic birdid weekend trip to South-West Bulgaria. Together with 8 students in bird id training that I conduct we visited the surroundings of Kerkini lake, Belasitsa mountain and Rupite.…Read More
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BirdID course in Bulgaria 2015: the end

Well, the time for the end has come.It was the last day of our trip which we used for a transfer from our last destination to Sofia. En route we stopped to stretch our legs and added Yellowhammer to the list.…Read More
White-winged and Whiskered Tern © Iordan Hristov

BirdID course in Bulgaria 2015: waterbirds

Today my guests had their best day for the trip. It was going to be a day devoted to waterbirds. According to their words today we visited the best sites for the whole trip...Read More
Red-breasted Flycatcher

BirdID course in Bulgaria 2015: steppe

Today was expected to be a wet day so wanted to stay close to the van. The stops for the day included a reserve that is superb for sea-watching and steppe areas, suitable for larks, pipits and Stone Curlew.…Read More

BirdID course in Bulgaria 2015: woodcock

Another fantastic day! It feels like we didn’t see many species but when I counted them we ended with 99 species. Not too bad for a travelling day...Read More
Little Tern © Iordan Hristov

BirdID course in Bulgaria 2015: wetlands

After the exciting day yesterday, the participants in the group were rather excited. The day started with a pre-breakfast walk around the hotel grounds. The day was going to be devoted to birds of wetlands.…Read More

BirdID course in Bulgaria 2015: bird migration

What a day!  Another superb birding day in Bulgaria. We started in a woodland and ended by the coast. The day started at about 6.30 a.m...Read More
Masked Shrike © Iordan Hristov

BirdID course in Bulgaria 2015: imperial eagle

What a superb day. We started with a well desired Black-headed Bunting which walk me up when I first opened the balcony door of my room...Read More