Bulgaria

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.…
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.…
birdwatching guide for bulgaria

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.…