Birding in Bulgaria

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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.…
Golden Eagle photography

Birdwatching trip in Bulgaria 2018 – 8 day trip, day 8

Route: Krapets – Sofia Weather: sunny 30 C Our birding trip approaches its end. On our last day we need to do a long drive from Krapets to Sofia. Since it is a very long drive we had time for only one planned stop for birding and that was well optimized.…
Pied Wheatear

Birdwatching trip in Bulgaria 2018 – 8 day trip, day 7

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Route: Krapets – Durankulak lake – Shabla lake – Kaliakra cape – Krapets Weather: fairly warm day with temp in high 20s and strong wind This was our last full day of birding and boy, did we made the most of it.…
guided birding trip in Bulgaria

Birdwatching trip in Bulgaria 2018 – 8 day trip, day 6

Route: Burgas – Pomorie – Poroi – Varna – Krapets Weather: overcast with moderate wind Today we made our way to the Northern Black Sea coast. We started by the saltpans at Pomorie where we added Black-winged Stilt, Ferruginous Duck, Sandwich Tern and Great White Egret to the trip list.…

Birdwatching trip in Bulgaria: the end

Day 8, May 20th Today was a traveling day. We had to do over 500 km but we still managed to do some birding to break up the journey. We started doing our garage list which included a Tawny Pipit right by our picnic table, Black-headed Bunting, Golden Oriole, Nightingale and Ortolan Bunting to name but a few.…
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.…