Saturday, 14 May 2011
Bears and Birds in Bulgaria- Trip Summary
208 bird species recorded (dead or alive/ seen or heard) in 8 days.
Speciality species included: Yelkouan Shearwater, Pygmy Cormorant, Dalmation and White Pelican, Lesser Spotted Eagle, Asian Imperial Eagle, Little Crake, Grey-headed, Black, Syrian, White-backed Woodpecker and Greater, Middle and Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Thrush Nightingale, Isabelline Wheatear, Pied Wheatear, Paddyfield Warbler, Eastern Bonelli's Warbler, Semi-Collared, Pied and Collared Flycatcher, Sombre Tit and Spotted Nutcracker.
12 mammal species recorded (dead or alive/seen or heard).
Specialities included: Brown Bear, Golden Jackal, Alpine Chamois and European Souslik, Stone Martin
8 reptiles/amphibian species recorded including Fire Salamander, Fire-bellied Toad, Viviparous Lizard and Balkan/Eastern Green Lizard
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