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Profesional designed photo hides

Several photography hides for different birds
Profesional designed photo hides

Cottage to rent

Birding cottage to rent for self-catering
Cootage to rent

More 40 target species

Unique chance to photograph rare birds
More 40 target species

Photo tower in the backyard

The first one Photo tower in Bulgaria
Photo tower in the backyard

Unique nature

The area is extremely rich in wildlife.
Unique nature

Bird photography or birdwatching

Bulgaria is the exact place for your hobby
Bird photography or birdwatching

2 photography hides in the backyard

9m. Photo tower and photohide with water pond
photography hides in the backyard

Conservation activities

Nature is not money, take care for it
Conservation activities

More 150 observed bird species

The area is one of the major paths for migratory birds
More 150 observed migrating bird species

Photohides, Bee-eater hide

Bee-eater hide, Front view of the hide, Author: Sergey Panayotov © 2012

This is a permanent photo hide adjacent to a sand wall where Rollers, Bee-eaters and Starlings breed. The hide is at a secure distance from the nests with no risk for disturbing the birds, but at the same time close enough to their favourite perches where they rest, feed each other or display breeding games and mating behaviour.
The hide faces northeast, appropriate for afternoon shooting with ideal lighting or early morning photography in slightly backlit lighting conditions. The degree of backlighting in the early morning hours is very suitable for art photography. The orientation of the hide is aimed at maximising the use of the specific light conditions, and the green trees nearby secure an appropriate photographic background.

Technical parametres of the hide:

Number of bird species photographed from the hide: >5
Floor area: 150x150 cm
Height: 155 -135 cm
Material: wood, reed
Orientation: Northeast
Angle of visibility: 160°
Photography angle: 90°
Recommended focal lenght: >400 mm
Photography surface via: camouflage mesh with openings
Embrasure size: 150x40 cm
Inside temperature: ~25°C.
Best time for photography: 3 hours after sunrise and 4 hours before sunset
Season: beginning of May until end of June
Clothing: all dark is recommended
Space available: max 2 people

Species:

European Roller, Bee-eater, Red-backed Shrike, Ortolan bunting, Corn bunting, Starlings etc.