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Steppe Eagle in Oman: day 8, 11.12.2014

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What a day! Another superb day in Omani desert and mountains. The alarm rang at 5 a.m. We wanted to arrive in Montasar, a small desert oasis, before sunrise. Our main target bird here was the Grey Hypocolious but other good birds were also possible.…

New book: Important bird areas in Cyprus

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BirdLife Cyprus has published a new inventory of the Important Bird Areas in Cyprus. The new book features 34 sites important for conservation of 44 species. Each site account contains summary description and history of the site development.…

Trekking trip in Rila mountains

Recently I realized it has been a long time since I last did a trekking trip in the Bulgarian mountains. I somehow missed it so decided to utilize an opportunity for a work assignment to the south-western part of Bulgaria.…

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…

State of birds in Spain 2012

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The end of the year is the time for reporting. After Great Britain and Bulgaria, Spain also published a report on the state of its birds. The report covers all the monitoring schemes of the Spanish BirdLife Partner – SEO.…

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.…
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.…