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  1. Val35

    Georgia, September 2022

    Enjoy ! Even on days when raptor/stork migration is slow there are always some waders/passerines to look for. Also forgot to mention that food is great in Georgia :)
  2. Val35

    Georgia, September 2022

    You're welcome ! Yes, migration birding is wonderful, I love how everyday is completely different at this time of the year, there are always surprises. Thank you ! I was surprised by how the birds were cooperative for pictures (compared to France for example) in Georgia despite the presence of...
  3. Val35

    Georgia, September 2022

    September 15th I followed the advice of the ringers (and hunters) and took a Bolt cab to Poti. It dropped me there (42.095562, 41.703721) and I made my way to the beach. It was quickly very obvious that today would be a busy migration day : I started seeing dozens of Black Kites and Honey...
  4. Val35

    Georgia, September 2022

    September 12th I woke up early to meet with the Georgian ringers again, hoping there would be more activity. I walked this track (41.586997, 41.580322) to the beach and saw many Northern Wheatears, Whinchats, shrikes, Yellow Wagtails... A Red Throated Pipit flew over me just before arriving at...
  5. Val35

    Georgia, September 2022

    September 11th I woke up early and headed straight to the Chorokhi river mouth. There, I spotted waders on a little shingle "island" in the middle of the estuary : Little Stints, Common Ringed Plovers, a Ruff...A groupe of five Glossy Ibises landed on the little Island in front of me and a...
  6. Val35

    Georgia, September 2022

    September 10th In the morning, I headed to Batumi Botanical Gardens, my main target there was Kr├╝per's Nuthatch. I arrived at the south entrance of the gardens at 8:30am...The place opens only at 9am so I had a look around the entrance and about 10 minutes after my arrival, I heard the call I...
  7. Val35

    Georgia, September 2022

    Finally decided to write a little report of my trip to Georgia in September 2022. Initially, I planned to visit the Caucasus and Batumi but I ended up staying in the Batumi area for six days and in Tbilisi for 4 days as I didn't feel confident driving mountain roads in Georgia and I also wanted...
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