Winter birding tour (Bulgaria)
22 January 2022 - 29 January 2022
The main wintering grounds for the Red-breasted Goose are located in North-Eastern Bulgaria. Part of the world population of this exceptionally beautiful bird used to find refuge from winter storms and blizzards in the land of Bulgaria for about 60 years but for the last 35 years almost the entire stock of the species spends the winters within the borde...
1 Day Birding Tour Around Capital City of Sofia -NEW-
01 June 2021 - 02 June 2021
The places included in this short tour are perfect for a visit all year round and are most suitable for keen or seasoned birders, as well as beginners, alike. During this one-day tour, we will (when conditions are favourable) observe some of the most prominent representatives of the rich bird fauna in and around Sofia city – the capitol of Bulgaria. Fo...
Pelicans & Large Birds of Prey Photography (Bulgaria & Greece) -NEW-
Bulgaria & Greece
15 January 2022 - 22 January 2022
During this tour we will visit some of the most prominent bird wintering sites in Eastern Europe. Kerkini Lake in Northern Greece is well known as such a site with brilliant birdlife. We will have a closer look at one of the local wintering specialties, the globally threatened Dalmatian Pelican. Exploring the lake by boats will allow us to approach this...
Spring Birding Tour (Bulgaria & Greece)
19 April 2022 - 30 April 2022
Bulgaria is the country of greatest biodiversity in Europe, especially when juxtaposed with its small surface area. Owing to the great diversity of habitats, many rare species of European flora and fauna as well as quite a number of Bulgarian and Balkan endemic species occur in its land. Hardly in another European country, can a birding tour be held, wh...
Sea Botanical Tour (Bulgaria)
23 April 2022 - 30 April 2022
Bulgaria is one of the European countries, where the greatest number of species of fern-like (Pteridophyta) and seed plants (Spermatophyta) occur: they total about 4100. Of these, 444 species are endemic: 270 are Balkan endemics, and 174 are Bulgarian endemics. The rare and threatened by extinction species listed in the National Red List are 801. A grea...
Golden Jackal & European ground squirrel photography -NEW-
13 June 2021 - 19 June 2021
Of approximately 180 species of mammal found that populate Europe: in Bulgaria you will find over 100 of these, including numerous rare European examples. During this tour our main focus will be on the Golden Jackal and threatened: European Ground Squirrel. Both of these species survive in sustainable numbers within the borders of the country. Notably:...
Danube Delta & Birds of Dobrudza (Romania & Bulgaria)
Bulgaria & Romania
25 May 2022 - 05 June 2022
Pelican Birding Lodge tour. www.pelican-birding-lodge.com
Bulgaria, with its biodiversity, is indeed a unique land. Within its borders and during certain periods of the year one can watch at one and the same time both Mediterranean species of birds and birds that nest in the far-away Siberia. We will visit many marshes and lakes, the riversides of th...
Birding in one of the most ancient European countries (Birds & Ancient History) -NEW-
29 April 2022 - 08 May 2022
Bulgaria is one of the most ancient European countries. Most contemporary historians date the establishment of the First Bulgarian state at 165 AD. It has a very rich and interesting history and culture, and at the same time it is one of the few countries in Europe with very well-protected nature and wildlife.
Contemporary Bulgarians are direct desce...
24 May 2022 - 02 June 2022
Bulgaria, with its biodiversity, is indeed a unique land. Within its borders and during certain periods of the year one can watch at one and the same time both Mediterranean species of birds and birds that nest in the far-away Siberia. We will visit many marshes and lakes, the riversides of the majestic river Danube, and the ancient Black Sea as well as...
Wallcreeper & Vultures (Bulgaria)
22 May 2022 - 29 May 2022
The events in this tour are set in the mythical Rodopi Mountains. Rodopi is the mountain where the mythical Orpheus was born, and where his music made even the most ferocious forest beasts, bears and wolves, to freeze to their place and listen to it. We are going to visit the places where this ancient Thracian god looked for his beloved Eurydice as the ...