This tour will take you to the pristine coniferous forests of Rila National Park, where male Capercaillies gather to their leks to display and attract females. The main target of this tour is to photograph displaying male Capercaillies at their lek. There are several males at one of the spots, but one especially has lost its […]
One week spring birding tour along the most interesting birding spots in Bulgaria, combined with butterfly and dragonfly watching in some of the areas. Day 1 (28th May) The tour starts in the morning, as the tour participants will be picked up from their hotels or from Sofia Airport until 09.00 h (9 am). Then […]
This tour will take you to the Bulgarian Black Sea coast to explore two of the most important European wetlands for wintering geese. Every year hundreds of thousands of wild geese, among which almost the whole population of the globally threatened Red-breasted Goose, choose the northern Bulgarian lakes of Shabla and Durankulak as their wintering […]
A tour focusing on the spectacular migration of hundreds of thousand of birds of prey, pelicans, storks and passerines along the Black Sea Flyway, known as the Via Pontica Day 1 Arrival at Varna or Bourgas Airport (on the coast). Transfer north to the area of the coastal town of Kavarna (70 km north of […]
Thursday 21st July – Friday 29th July 2016 21 July: Arrival at Sofia Airport and transfer south (for about 2 hours) to the saddle between Rila and Pirin Mountains, where we will check-in for two nights in a lodge in the countryside. Our target birds in the area will be the Pallid Swift, European […]
Bulgaria hosts one of the most stable populations of the Brown Bear in Europe. About 800 animals inhabit the mountains in the central and southwestern parts of the country.
This tour gives a great opportunity to see all the 9 species of woodpeckers, occurring in Europe, plus some elusive species of owls and grouse, staying high in the wish-list of many birders.
On this tour you have excellent chances to see all the 22 breeding raptors in Bulgaria plus several passing, non-breeding and vagrant species, including: Eurasian Black Vulture, Eurasian Griffon Vulture, Egyptian Vulture, Short-toed Eagle, Booted Eagle, Eastern Imperial Eagle, Golden Eagle, Saker Falcon, Peregrine Falcon, Long-legged Buzzard, European Honey Buzzard, Montagu’s Harrier, Red-footed Falcon and Levant Sparrowhawk.
A fortnight spring birding tour, exploring some of the most beautiful, bird-rich landscapes in Europe – the Black Sea coast, the Rhodopes, the Central Balkan and the Vitosha Mountains.