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BORISLAVTSI – LEVKA - TOPOLOVGRAD – BOZHURA – BOURGAS LAKE We headed out of the Rhodope Mountains to the Black Sea Coast, the weather got warmer, new birds kept on coming. It was Eagle day today..........

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KRUMOVGRAD – DONA KULA VALLEY – TRANSFER TO MADZHAROVO - BIRDING MADZHAROVO CRATER AREA A full-on programme for today saw us visit many different habitats and amass a sizable list of species………

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YAGODINA - TRIGRAD GORGE - PREVALA MOUNTAIN PASS - KRUMOVGRAD We had a 'cracker' of a day, literally! Nutcracker was our bird of the day by a long shot, what a great bird................

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Our very last birding outing saw us up and out at 6am. We visited some vine-yards just out of town to look for Woodlark.........

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Eger Lake - Local Quarry - Bukk National Park - Local fish ponds Our last full day went off with a fizz rather than a bang, it was dull and overcast with rain to start with but warmed and brightened a little by the afternoon.

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HORTOBAGY PONDS AT HOLOSTÒ - HORTOBAGY PLAINS It is now getting hard to find new birds for the trip we have seen nearly 140 species and just a few 'goodies' are missing from the list, today we tried to fill the gaps a little and to get better views of some special species.....

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LOCAL BIRDING - NOVAJ VILLAGE - EGER PARK - TISZA LAKE - EARLY FINISH A good day out in great May weather, plenty of sunshine with some cloud. We saw plenty of species but very few new ones for our trip list. Bird of the day was a LESSER SPOTTED EAGLE which showed extremely well.

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BÜKK HILLS NATIONAL PARK -BORSUD-MEZO PLAIN - LOCAL LAKES AND REFUSE TIP! A mixed bag of sites and species today, we had great success with the afternoon target species but dismal results during the early morning outing.........

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EGER ZSOLOK LAKE - POLGAR WETLANDS A very nice dry day with lovely temperatures and little wind produced a number of excellent sightings including some very hard to find Locustella warblers...........

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