Last day in Shipka here before we start heading back. I covered the fields and forest east of the village again. Highlights included 4 Honey Buzzards and Black and Grey-headed Woodpecker. Ebird list HERE.
In the afternoon we celebrated my birthday in advance by going to a local fish restaurant (had Catfish and chips). The restaurant was on the edge of a lake. We had Green Sandpiper, 2 Little Egret, 1 Black Stork and 3 Grass Snake.
Spotted Flycatcher- no shortage of these in these parts
Male Redstart- the pale secondary panel could possibly suggest samamisicus influence
Juvenile Honey Buzzard
Praying mantis sp
Slowly getting some tentative identifications on these moths- closest I can get to these (above and below) is Crescent Darts
Jacob has been enjoying the wild times