Bulgaria, 6th-15th May 2011 – a report by Mark Easterbrook
Nov 30 2015
The bird of the trip was voted as the Eastern Imperial Eagle, hunting, catching and feeding as we watched for an hour. Bulgaria is well worth a visit and could be done on a budget if necessary…Mark Easterbrook reports
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