This was the second of two back-to-back tours of Bulgaria with a much smaller group than the
first trip. We had a wide range of weather conditions, changing from bright sunny days, to windy
cloudy days and we had a day with tremendous thunders storms and hail stone downpours.
Despite this it was an excellent all round trip, with a nice group having a diverse interest in all
wildlife. We saw 189 species of birds and just short of 50 species of butterflies, there were also a
nice selection of mammals and wild flowers in a country abundant with beautiful scenery, superb
habitats and nice sunshine most of the time.
Birding highlights included the Wallcreeper at Trigrad, the Rosy Starlings at Cape Kaliakra and
sheer number of birds at Burgas. We also enjoyed the Imperial Eagle, Golden Eagle, Pygmy
Cormorants and the huge number of White Storks seen on migration.
Our total list of 135 was somewhat lower than the average of 150 because of the bad weather and unseasonal cold spells. We also missed about 10 species because we couldn’t visit the coastal sites as usual because a major link road ...View Report
Our first morning went like a dream except for the delayed arrival of one flight. Four of us had arrived last night and met up for breakfast and then at 11am we drove to the airport to collect the other four participants, they arrived 25...View Report
It had been a truly lovely experience, a trip that vastly exceeded all of our expectations, I have fallen in love with this area. There can’t many places left in Europe where vast areas are devoid of human activity, the tranquillit...View Report