Wildlife Photography
             in Bulgaria

May photo tours

15.05. - 21.05.2018
22.05. - 28.05.2018
29.05. - 04.06.2018 FULLY BOOKED
All about the Bee-eaters: copulation, fights, feeding  the female Bee-eater from the male one.
On the top are the Bee-eaters. This is the best time for shooting copulation, fights for territory between the birds, feeding of the female Bee-eater from the
male one, and other actions tipical for their natural behavior. The permanent hide which is built in the colony  helps a lot for this. The hide has panoramic view and is perfect for pictures of flying birds. A lot of other attractive species visit the colony – Common Wheatear, Izabelline Wheatear, Woodchat Shrike. The copulations are between 21-22 May to 4-5 June.
Other main species are: Roller, Golden Oriole, Hoopo,Black Stork, Little Bittern, Great Reed Wabler, Long-legged Buzzard , Little Owl. The Little Owl can be take on in her natural area between the rocks of the canyon. Our recommendation is paying attention to the calm and attractive couple of Little Owl, which family is in a farm from five years (check the Gallery - Recent photos 2013, 2014 and  Guest gallery too).
On the place where the birds drink water and having a bath, there are good opportunities for shooting Tutrle Dove, Hawfinch, Black-headed Bunting,Spanisch Sparow, Red-backed Schrike, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Red-breasted Swallow   and a lot of other birds.
Photography with sound:  Сuckoo, Black-headed Bunting, Yellow Hammer, Barred Wabler, Wryneck, Nightjar.
Car window photography: Black-headed Bunting, Red-backed Schrike,Lesser Grey Shrike.
Opportunities for other species:   Booted Eagle, Lesser Spotted Eagle; Eagle Owl; Syrian Woodpecker, Black Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker and Gray Woodpecker; Grey Heron, Little Egret, Little Grebe, Moorhen, Kingfisher;
You have to use: permanent hides for Bee-eaters, Long-leght Buzzard, Roller and   fruit eating Golden Oriole; floating hide, mobile hides to the place where birds drink water and have a shower; Roller, Cuckoo and Little Owl. Excellent opportunities for macro photos and photoshooting mammals - European Souslik, Muskrat, Brown Hare and Bat.
Our special offer:  after 1 of June you can take pictures to Golden Orioles which are eating fruits; photoshooting of  Nightjar too.
Itinerary
Day 1
Arrival at Bucharest airport and transfer to a small family hotel located in Rusenski Lom Nature Park. Within  the next hours we will visit the places so you become familiar with the set up. 
Day 2 to 6
Five full days of bird photographing. After a short breakfast we will leave for the hides. The best time for taking photos is between 6.00 -11.00 am and 4.00 – 8.00 pm. We will have dinner at the hotel.
Day 7
We have an  option for an early morning session depending on the flights and transfer to the airport.


Cost
Group size: 4 photographers
Cost: 1 200 EUR per person
Single supplement: 50 EUR
Deposit: 250 EUR
Price includes: Airport transfers (from and to Bucurest  Airport), local transportation, accommodation, 3 meals per day, use of hides and guides.
Price excludes: International flights, travel insurance, alcohol and all items of purely personal nature


May photo tours
May photo tours