Friday, 6 February 2015

Bulgaria and Romania Short-trip

Red-breasted and White-fronted Geese
 Red-breasted Geese
 Caspian, Yellow-legged and Black-headed Gull 
 Little Gull
 Caspian Gull
 Long-eared Owl
 Steppe Lake in Romania

Popped over to the east for a few days. Highlights included Red-breasted Geese, Caspian Gull colony, Long-eared Owl roosts (30 odd birds), Smew, Long-tailed Duck Grey-headed, Green, Great-spotted, Syrian, Lesser Spot and Middle Spotted Woodpecker, Hen Harriers (lots), Rough-legged and Long-legged Buzzard, Eagle Owl, Sombre Tit, Hawfinches, Brambling etc. 100 species in all (hit the trip target on the nose with 5 minutes to spare).
Thanks to Dimiter from Neophron, Jaffa and Cliff for good times. 


Dave Morrison said...

Those Red Breasted Geese are stunning Peter, good to see you at the Rally.

Peter Alfrey said...

Cheers Dave. Good to see you too. Hopefully again soon .