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New four day birdwatching trip commences today, day 1 – 23.07.2015

Sofia – Pazardzik – Trigrad I just started a new birdwatching trip with a small group of 3 Canadians coming over to Bulgaria for a few local birds...Read More
Grytoy island © Iordan Hristov

Bird survey in Norway: day 13 & 14, 16-17.06.2016

Beautiful midnight sun at 3.00 a.m. made the start of the day fantastic. Additionally a singing Sedge Warbler right in front of the guest house made the start even better...Read More
sperm whale © Iordan Hristov

Bird survey in Norway: day 11 – sperm whale

Today was a day off. The forecast was for rainy weather so i better utilize this time appropriately. Still woke pretty early though...Read More
Norwegian house © Iordan Hristov

Bird survey in Norway: day 8&9

I just realised it’s been a week since i have arrived. Well it’s been a week of many challenges, lots of water and scenic views. So was my route. It started with a little bit of rain but that is normal for here.…Read More
my tent Trimm Himlite did really well in the stormy weather

Bird survey in Norway: day 7

The day was sort of long… I managed to get some sleep and get proper breakfast at the 100 Eur hotel when the electricity stopped. Well i can’t do much about it...Read More
norwegian lake

Bird survey in Norway: day 5

Today was expected to be an easy route and yes it was. It still took me just over 4 hours but they were easy...Read More
Bluethroat in spring © Iordan Hristov

Bird survey in Norway: day 4

After the break yesterday I was eager to start with my third route. It was a familiar one from last year so i knew what to expect. As usual i started at the exact time...Read More
Meadow Pipit © Iordan Hristov

Bird survey in Norway: day 2

Wet, wet, wet! That’s what i would say for today. I was totally soaked wet. When i woke up it was only a gentle drizzle and according to the forecast it was supposed to stop. Well it did for 5 min.…Read More
Eider Ducks © Iordan Hristov

Bird survey in Norway: arrival

After an early start from Sofia at 4am to get the flight and three flights i finally made it Tromso. The last flight was very picturesque. Spectacular views were revealing ever so often...Read More

Breeding bird survey in Norway: new beginning

For a second year in a row I will be hired by BirdLife Norway and the Norwegian Scientific institute (NINA) to conduct a breeding bird survey in the Arctic...Read More