birdwatching tours in Bulgaria

This category is specifically devoted to birdwatching tours in Bulgaria that I have guided for clients.

birdwatching trip in Northern Greece

Birdwatching trip in Northern Greece

Birdwatching trip in Northern Greece I recently returned from a wonderful birdwatching trip in Northern Greece that i co-led for Wingspan bird tours. We spent a total of 7 days visiting the habitats around lake Kerkini which vary from quarries, grasslands, scrub, mountainous meadows, broad-leaved and conifer forests and of course wetlands.…
Calandra Lark © Iordan Hristov

Birdwatching trip in Bulgaria: day 7

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Day 7, May 19th Durankulak lake – Shabla lake – Kaliakra cape – Balgarevo village Before breakfast we did our usual walk around the hotel grounds and it was well worth it. We had fantastic views of Barred Warbler.…
birding in Bulgaria Red-footed Falcon

Birdwatching trip in Bulgaria: day 6

Day 6, May 18th Bourgas – Pomorie saltpans – Goritsa forest – Balchik – Krapets Today must be THE day of the trip! What an excellent day! Although it is not a new statement I think it was one of the most exciting days with superb observations of many good birds.…
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Birdwatching trip in Bulgaria: day 5

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Day 5, May 17th Bourgas wetlands Today we didn’t have to drive much and spent more time birding. It was a total change in the habitat and we had a few birds to add to our list. The pre-breakfast walk didn’t produce many new birds but we enjoyed superb views of Olivaceous Warbler, Syrian Woodpecker, and Red-backed Shrike.…

Birdwatching trip in Bulgaria: Day 4

Madzharovo – Mezek – Topolovgrad – Bourgas Today we decided to make an earlier start because of the rich birdlife in the surrounding area and did not regret it. In the village and its surroundings we noted a Sombre Tit and Syrian Woodpecker, and Cirl Buntings, and Hoopoes were calling from everywhere.…
guided birdwatching trip in Bulgaria

Birdwatching trip in Bulgaria: day 3

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Day 3, May 15th Krumovgrad – Madzharovo Today was a non-travelling day. We spent the morning in a picturesque valley near Krumovgrad which is one of the best sites in the country. It is the “warblers’ valley”.…
The flight of the raven

Wolves, Wolves, Wolves…

Wolves… This is what is what I have been thinking about for a whole week when sitting in a hide. The plan was to live inside a hide for six days to increase our chances to see and hopefully photograph a wolf.…

Customized birding trip: day 5 of 5

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Today is the last day of our trip. We had no time for birding and drove directly to the Turkish border where my guests were going to be met by a Turkish guide. On our way to the border we saw a few birds like Black Kite, Turtle Dove, Little Owl and Woodchat Shrike.…