Friday, 10 December 2010

Bulgaria Day 6- Burgas Lakes

Started the wild goose and pelican chase today with Dimiter from Neophron Tours . Our first stop was the Burgas Lakes. Highlights included 200+ Dalmatian Pelicans (pic 1 and 2), a few White Pelicans (pic 3), Whooper Swans (4), 1000s of Pygmy Cormorants (5), Little Gull, White-tailed Eagles, Hen Harriers, Marsh Harriers (loads), Long-legged Buzzard, Peregrine (en route), Spotted Reds, 100s of Avocet, Pintails, Wigeon, Teal, Gadwall, Shovelers, Pochards, Shelducks, White-fronted Goose (7 birds migrating) Great White and Little Egrets, Kingfishers and also a closer look at the Jackdaws revealed them to be of the race soemmerringii(6).


Ian said...

Looks like a fantastic place to visit Pete.

Peter Alfrey said...

it is. So diverse.