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Black-headed Bunting

New birding trip: day 1

route: Sofia – Plovdiv – Pazardzhik – Plovdiv Birding trip today starts at 5,30. I start a new 5 day long birdwatching trip with a small group of 2 American birders...Read More
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Birdwatching trip in Bulgaria: sum up

Another successful trip around Bulgaria just ended. We did a total of 1800 km around the whole diversity of habitats in the country...Read More
Grey Partridge

Winter birdwatching: Long tailed Duck

GreLThe day was fairly quiet. After we saw most of our target birds it will take us a lot to be impressed. This time we decided to have an earlier breakfast and leave by 8 a.m. So we did...Read More
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Birdwatching and photography trip around Bulgaria and Greece: 24.05-2.06, day 5

It was mainly a travelling day. From the wetlands we were moving to the high mountains. Our main target bird there would be the Wallcreeper. A well wanted bird...Read More
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Birdwatching and photography trip around Bulgaria and Greece: 24.05-2.06, day 4

Having the experience of yesterday, today we decided to start earlier and have a late breakfast. We set the alarms for 5.00 am to search for a Masked Shrike and Warblers...Read More
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Birdwatching and photography trip around Bulgaria and Greece: 24.05-2.06, day 3

Today was the day of the waterbirds. We started at 6,30 and an hour later we were already watching our first Dalmatian Pelicans. We took a walk in the North Eastern site of the lake...Read More

Birdwatching and photography trip around Bulgaria and Greece: 24.05-2.06, day 1

Before my laundry has even dried out I am off again on the road, this time is with a group of three keen British photographers. I was hired to conduct this 10 day trip around Bulgaria and Greece.…Read More
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BirdID trip in Bulgaria 2014: day 3, April 24th

The day started with a Scops Owl. Just before breakfast we walked to the park in the town where we spotted the Owl. We went back to the hotel and quietly had breakfast...Read More
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Rock Partridge trip

This time I really wanted to visit the Rock Partridge area that I intended to visit last week. On my way to a family holiday I pulled out to the area. There was still a little bit of snow but patches only.…Read More
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Dalmatian and White Pelican photography

This weekend wasn’t just as expected. For one of the days I wanted to do some work at home and for the other day I wanted to visit a site for a Rock Partridge and White-backed Woodpecker not far from Sofia.…Read More