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Bee-eaters and Rollers Photography Tour

Bee-eaters and Rollers Photography Tour Best time: Mid April-July The tour will be carried out in close proximity of the majestic river Danube and the Nature Reserve Srebarna, which is under UNESCO’s aegis being a Monument of the World Nature Heritage. During the entire sojourn we will be accommodated at the Pelican Birding Lodge. The chief attraction will be the taking of photos from two hides positioned in such a way as to enable us take shots in the morning and in the afternoon. Hides Continue reading →

Watching Dragonflies

The area is extremely rich of various water bodies – lakes, and marshes, and rivers, and brooks, and brooklets. These hydrological features of the region have contributed greatly to the extraordinary richness of dragonfly species. Also it should be noted that Bulgaria is not well studied in this respect and one may always be in for a surprise of finding some rare and even new for the country or Europe species, and why not some new one even for the science? A couple of years Continue reading →

Watching Butterflies

The area is extremely rich of different species of Butterflies and Moths. There are some of the them : Butterflies 1. Carcharodus alceae 2. Erynnis tages 3. Ochlodes venata 4. Pyrgus malvae 5. Anthocharis cardamines 6. Colias alfacariensis 7. Colias croceus 8. Colias erate 9. Gonepteryx rhamni 10. Leptidea sinapis 11. Pieris brassicae 12. Pieris napi 13. Pieris rapae 14. Pontia daplidice 15. Celastrina argiolus 16. Cupido argiades 17. Lycaena dispar rutila 18. Lycaena thersamon 19. Plebejus argus 20. Polyommatus icarus 21. Issoria lathonia 22. Continue reading →

Birding around Pelican Birding Lodge Area (Bulgaria)

Birding around Pelican Birding Lodge Area(Bulgaria) Best Time: 15 April – 5 October So far, in the area around the Pelican Birding Lodge have been observed over 200 breeding and migrating species of birds and this alone is a prerequisite for a very good birding there. This is indeed one of the best birding places in Europe: The Majestic Danube, the Lakes Srebarna and Malak Preslavets, the steppes with the rocky riverbeds that cut through as well as the surrounding forests have furthered the rise Continue reading →