Category birds

Norwegian house © Iordan Hristov

Bird survey in Norway: day 8&9

I just realised it’s been a week since i have arrived. Well it’s been a week of many challenges, lots of water and scenic views. So was my route. It started with a little bit of rain but that is normal for here.…Read More
norwegian lake

Bird survey in Norway: day 5

Today was expected to be an easy route and yes it was. It still took me just over 4 hours but they were easy...Read More
Meadow Pipit © Iordan Hristov

Bird survey in Norway: day 2

Wet, wet, wet! That’s what i would say for today. I was totally soaked wet. When i woke up it was only a gentle drizzle and according to the forecast it was supposed to stop. Well it did for 5 min.…Read More
Eider Ducks © Iordan Hristov

Bird survey in Norway: arrival

After an early start from Sofia at 4am to get the flight and three flights i finally made it Tromso. The last flight was very picturesque. Spectacular views were revealing ever so often...Read More
Levant Sparrowhawk © Iordan Hristov

Birdwatching trip in Bulgaria: sum up

Another successful trip around Bulgaria just ended. We did a total of 1800 km around the whole diversity of habitats in the country...Read More

New birdwatching trip around Bulgaria starts today

Just started a new birdwatching trip around Bulgaria with a group of 11 British birdwatchers. The group members have a variety of expectations and keen to see local specialities...Read More

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