Bulgaria

SNAPP guides campaign

SNAPP guides seek your support

A new innovative photography location finder called SNAPP guides started its campaign on Kickstarter – you can check it out at http://kck.st/1NGXfwH The link contains full description of the app content including: superb locations for photography in a number of countries based on local knowledge simple to use suitable times and conditions inspirational images creative tips beautiful design detailed maps to use both on and offline option to create itineraries option to sync across devices SNAPP guides campaign   You can see the full desciption of the campaign on its page in Kickstarter here. …
the eye and the Kidney © Iordan Hristov

Seven lakes – photography trip

Just returned from a wonderful weekend that I spent in Rila mountains. My plants were to study the opportunities for photographing the seven lakes which are really picturesque and well visited by a great number of people.…
Pygmy Cormorant © Iordan Hristov

september birding trip: day 4 – pygmy cormorant

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Today was going to be my last day. Another guide will come to take over and continue the trip with the group. I really didn’t want to leave but i had to. The group was wonderful and we had great time.…
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.…

New Bulgaria bird checklist

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The Bulgarian National Rarities Committee (BUNARCO) just published an update of the birds recorded in Bulgaria. This is the second edition of the list up to December 31, 2014. The new Bulgaria bird checklist includes nine new additions: Pink footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus, Lesser Sand Plover Calidris mongolus, Wilson’s Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor, Isabelline Shrike Lanius isabellinus, Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides, Dusky Thrush Turdus naumanni, Black-throated Accentor Prunella atrogularis, Red-fronted Serin Serinus pusillus, Cretzschmar’s Bunting Emberiza caesia.…

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.…