birdwatching tours in Bulgaria

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

Sunset over Pomorie saltpans © Iordan Hristov

september birding trip: day 3 – saltpans

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Today we are traveling towards the coast where the group will stay for three nights. We decided to have an earlier breakfast and depart earlier to have enough time for birding along the route.…
Red-footed Falcon © Iordan Hristov

september birding trip: day 2 – Red-footed Falcon

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What an exciting day. I really needed to do some birding lately and here i go. I finally had the chance to do some proper all day birding. We started with a bre breakfast walk around Krumovgrad which took us down to the river.…
Short-toed Eagle © Iordan Hristov

September birding trip: day 1 – Short-toed Eagle

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I just started a new birding trip hired by Naturetrek and its local operator Pandion Tours. For only a couple of days i will be guiding a group of 12 birders around the Eastern Rhodope mountains and further east towards the coast.…

Four day birdwatching trip, day 3 – 25.07.2015

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Madzharovo – the volcano crater We started at 6.30 a.m. to make use of the cool weather and drove for a mile to reach our place for the pre breakfast birding. It was rather fresh and soon birds starting appearing.…
birding trip in Bulgaria

Four day birdwatching trip, day 2 – 24.07.2015

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Trigrad – Kardzhali – Madzharovo We started at 6.30 with a pre breakfast walk around the hotel grounds. Once we came out of the yard our attention was attracted by some alarm calls coming from the river.…
Levant Sparrowhawk © Iordan Hristov

Birdwatching trip in Bulgaria: sum up

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Another successful trip around Bulgaria just ended. We did a total of 1800 km around the whole diversity of habitats in the country. These include broad-leafed and conifer forests, marshes, lagoons, steppe, riverine forests and cliffs.…

BirdID course in Bulgaria 2015: the end

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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.…
White-winged and Whiskered Tern © Iordan Hristov

BirdID course in Bulgaria 2015: waterbirds

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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. The day was fairly quiet and we spend a lot of time birding rather then driving around.…