- Departure time: ~8.00 h
- Finishing: ~18:00 - 19:00 h
This birding trip will bring you to a great variety of habitats around Sofia, the Bulgarian capital, like conifer and broad-leaved forests in the mountains, high mountain meadows, marshlands, steppe and Karst areas.
Some of the key species of birds to be seen during the trip: Pygmy Cormorant, Ferruginous Duck, Long-legged Buzzard, Short-toed eagle, Corncrake, European Roller, European Bee-eater, White-backed Woodpecker, Black woodpecker, Grey-headed Woodpecker, Calandra Lark, Water Pipit, Black-headed Yellow Wagtail, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Semi-collared Flycatcher, Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush, Ring Ouzel, Isabelline Wheatear, Sombre Tit, Black-headed Bunting, and many others.
- Transport by car (individuals, 2-3 p.) or minibus (more than 3 p.)
- Taxes in the protected territories to be visited;
- Guidance by English/German/French speaking Bulgarian bird expert
- Providing a telescope.
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