birdwatching

This category includes birdwatching trips that I have guided for clients or have done by myself.

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 guide to Greece

Birdwatching trip to Greece: Porto Lagos

Birdwatching trip to Greece  Just returned from a fantastic birdwatching trip to Porto Lagos in Greece. In the period 28.11-1.12, we visited some of the lagoons and lakes in the area, made a stop to Nestos Gorge and lake Kerkini on the way back to Bulgaria.…
Birding in Bulgaria

Birding trip in Bulgaria, day 8 of 8

Krapets – Balchik – Sofia Weather: hot in the morning and rainy in the afternoon upon arrival in Sofia Our last day of the trip was devoted mainly for traveling but we did stop on the way to break up the travel and catch up with some target birds.…

Birding trip in Bulgaria, day 7 of 8

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Sites: Durankulak lake – Shabla Lake – Balgarevo steppe Weather: hot in the morning and windy in the afternoon. The usual pre-breakfast walk was very productive with a few new birds added to our list.…

Birding trip in Bulgaria, day 6 of 8

Route: Bourgas – Poda – Pomorie – Goritsa- Kaliakra Weather: sunny 25 degr cels. What a fantastic day! We started with a River Warbler and Thrush Nightingale and ended with Rosy Starling, Common Rosefinch and Rufous-tailed Bush Robin!!! …

Birding trip in Bulgaria, day 5 of 8

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Bourgas wetlands Weather:  sunny with temp 25 degr. We started the morning at Vaya lake with nice light on the birds. The change of habitats from previous days certainly brings new birds.…

Birding trip in Bulgaria, day 4 of 8

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Route: Dolno Cherkovishte – Madzharovo – Liubimets – Levka – Burgas Weather: cool in the morning with thick mist around the river, thin clouds during the day and rain at the end of the day We started the day with a pre-breakfast walk around the hotel grounds, as usual.…

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.…
Nutcracker photography in Bulgaria

Birdwatching trip in Bulgaria, day 1 of 8

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Sofia airport – Vitosha mountains – Krichim – Yagodina village Weather: cloudy with mist in the mountains, overcast along the way, temp 7-15 degr.cels. Just started a new 8 day birdwatching trip around Bulgaria with a group of four birders.…