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Oman tourism

Oman tourism: day 9, 12.12.2014

Another superb day of our Oman tourism finished with a total of 92 bird species seen or the day and 7 of them were new to me. Fantastic! The day started before the Sun has even though of showing up.…
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Steppe Eagle in Oman: day 8, 11.12.2014

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What a day! Another superb day in Omani desert and mountains. The alarm rang at 5 a.m. We wanted to arrive in Montasar, a small desert oasis, before sunrise. Our main target bird here was the Grey Hypocolious but other good birds were also possible.…

Black-winged Stilt photography in Bulgaria

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Black-winged Stilts are peculiar birds but rather difficult to photograph because of their black and white colors. I decided to give them a try and visited a wetland on the Bulgarian Black sea coast.…

Kestrel photography

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With the birdwatching groups that I guide, we regularly see the Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus but to photograph it, is a different story. I have had only a few lucky distant shots but never this close.…

Paddyfield Warbler photography in Bulgaria

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Paddyfield Warbler is an Asian species and many birders have seen it there. However, there aren’t many places in Europe where one can see it. The Western border of its distribution range is on the Western Black Sea coast, namely several sites at the Bulgarian and Romanian Black sea coast.…

Turnstone photography

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Another photography session proved successful. This time the objects were a couple of Turnstones which was calmly sitting and feeding in Poda reserve in Bulgaria regardless of the group of 5 photographers that I guided. Turnstone photography, copyright Iordan Hristov Turnstone photography, copyright Iordan Hristov Turnstone photography, copyright Iordan Hristov Turnstone photography, copyright Iordan Hristov Turnstone photography, copyright Iordan Hristov Turnstone photography, copyright Iordan Hristov…

Nine day birdwatching and photography trip with belgium photographers finished with great success

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This time the group was with Belgium birdwatchers and photographers who wanted to photograph every single bird they see. This didn’t always happen but we did get a few decent shots of birds like Levant Sparrowhawk, Black-headed Bunting, Stone Curlew, European Bee-eater, Wallcreeper, Firecrest, Ortolan Bunting, Orphean Warbler, Semi-collared Flycatcher, Rose-coloured Starling, Pied Wheatear, Paddifield Warbler, Bearded Tit, to name but a few.…
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.…

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.…