Mountains and the Black Sea Coast, looking for restricted range European species. This is an Anytime trip for two or more people at a time of your choosing.
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Anytime Tours can be tailored to your own interests, and the durations below are just sample recommendations, with associated prices, based on 2 people sharing.
6 Birding Days with Local Guide
Ground Price: from £1200 (US$1650, €1350)
Begin in the Western Rodopi Mountains. This area is famous for Wallcreeper, and you can also seek out Calandra and Greater Short-toed Larks, Black-headed Bunting, Isabelline Wheatear, Long-legged Buzzard, Short-toed Snake-eagle and others.
Next, visit the Eastern Rodopi Mountains, where over 20 raptor species can be seen, including three vultures, and several eagles and buzzards as well as smaller raptors. Encounters with Black Stork, Eurasian Hoopoe, Blue Rock Thrush, Sardinian, Barred and Eastern Subalpine Warblers, Cirl and Rock Buntings, Rock Nuthatch, Olive-tree, Olivaceous and Eastern Bonelli’s Warblers, Lesser Grey and Woodchat Shrikes, and many more, are likely.
The wetlands by the Black Sea Coast have lagoons and lakes for many waterbirds, such as Black-crowned Night, Squacco and Purple Herons, Glossy Ibis, Collared Pratincole, Dalmatian Pelican, Pygmy Cormorant, Slender-billed and Mediterranean Gulls, Pied Avocet, Black-winged Stilt, Eurasian Penduline Tit, and Savi’s and Cetti’s Warblers.