Birdwatching tour to Dragoman Marsh from Sofia
- Surprise yourself with the abundance of beauty on this birdwatching tour
- Discover the diverse bird fauna in the Dragoman marsh
Travel westwards from Sofia to the biggest Karst marsh in Bulgaria, the Dragoman Marsh, on a full-day birdwatching tour. Discover the diverse breeding bird fauna found in the presence of lower and higher Karst hills surrounding the marsh.
In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred (1.5 hrs one way) westwards to the biggest Karst marsh in Bulgaria. The checklist here is especially varied from the spring to autumn since this wetland lies along the Via Aristotelis flyway and a big number of migranting birds use it as a stop-over.
Expected highlights in summer (end of May-July): Bittern, Little Bittern, Purple Heron, Great Egret, Long-legged Buzzard, Marsh Harrier, Short-toed Eagle, Water Rail, Ferruginous Duck, Black-headed Bunting, Ortolan Bunting, Rock Bunting, Sombre Tit, Rock Thrush, Great Reed Warbler, Savi’s Warbler, Lesser Grey Shrike, Short-toed Lark, Isabelline Wheatear, Stonechat, Black-headed Yellow Wagtail, Crag Martin
Expected highlights during migration (April-end of May; August-September): Bittern, Little Bittern, Black Stork, Purple Heron, Great Egret, Little Egret, Squacco Heron, Pygmy Cormorant, Long-legged Buzzard, Red-footed Falcon, Montague’s Harrier, Marsh Harrier, Short-toed Eagle, Honey Buzzard, Black Kite, Water Rail, Ferruginous Duck, Black-headed Bunting, Ortolan Bunting, Rock Bunting, Sombre Tit, Great Reed Warbler, Savi’s Warbler, Lesser Grey Shrike, Short-toed Lark, Isabelline Wheatear, Crag Martin
- Private transfers
- Pick-up/drop off at any location in Sofia
- English-speaking driver/guide
- Fuel and all road taxes
- Use of spotting scope
- Meals and drinks
- Other personal expenses
Tour departs from your central accomodation in Sofia.
- Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
- Daily at 7.00am
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