birdwatching

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

BirdID training in Bulgaria on mountainous birds

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The second training on bird identification is just finished. After the general countryside and common farmland birds, we moved into the mountainous and woodland birds. A group of 11 students joined the activity in the Central Balkan mountains.…

Birdwatching and bird photography in Bulgaria – Rupite

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An observer reported that Red-footed Falcons has started breeding in an Important Bird Area to the south of Sofia some 3 hours driving. Since the species is a rare breeder now and colleagues put a lot of efforts in finding the species, I had to check this observation.…
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.…

Back on the road: Germany, Göttingen

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This time it is a business trip. A colleague of mine called me last week to ask me to go to workshop instead of him. It is in Germany after some discussions within our organisation and with the organisers here I am on the road to Germany stuck at Vienna airport waiting for my delayed flight.…

Hide photography

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The results from the last weekend are quite nice. Not very many but a few lovely images of some common birds. I spend three days aiming to photograph the local visitors at one of the hides. Unfortunately because of other work I couldn’t spend as much time as I wanted but still.…

Lesser-spotted Eagle webcam

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An installed webcam presents amazing opportunity to everyone willing to peak into the intimate life of Lesser spotted Eagle. The camera is installed in a nest in Latvia. Click on the website here and choose the webcam image.…

Evening drive to Melnik sand pyramids

Evening light is one of the best for photography. Both wildlife and nature photography benefit from the warm light of the rising and setting sun. In one such occasion I happened to be in Melnik.…

First calls of birds in spring

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A colleague from a birding and photography cottage in NE Bulgaria reported some fantastic news on the coming spring. After the first weekend of March more and more birds become vocal to announce their territories.…

Просто неделя, време за почивка

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Беше една от онези недели, в които не ти се захваща с никаква работа 🙂 Все пак обаче не исках да легна и да бездействам. Докато пиех сутрешното си кафенце реших да направя няколко снимки на синигерите, които се хранят на хранилка в двора. След това, реших, че най-доброто, което можех да направя беше да си взема бинокъла и да се разходя до близкия парк в с.…