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Osprey

Osprey

(Pandion haliaetus)Category of conservation concern (IUCN, 2020) - Least Concern Population size: 0 pairs Distribution pattern Observed regularly during migration almost throughout the country as single birds spend the summer, but in the last 10 years, there is no...

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Wren

Wren

(Troglodytes troglodytes)Category of conservation concern (IUCN, 2020) - Least Concern Population size: 50 000 - 100 000 pairs Distribution pattern Distributed throughout the mountains and most high valleys. Patchy and dispersed breeding grounds in the Danubian plain,...

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Ortolan Bunting

Ortolan Bunting

(Emberiza hortulana)Category of conservation concern (IUCN, 2020) - Least Concern Population size: 25 000 - 75 000 pairs Distribution pattern Distributed in most of the country, more consistently in Dobrudzha, Ludogorie, Black Sea coast, Strandzha, Sakar and the...

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Olive-tree Warbler

Olive-tree Warbler

(Hippolais olivetorum)Category of conservation concern (IUCN, 2020) - Least Concern Population size: 1 500 – 3 500 pairs Distribution pattern With patchy distribution, more dense in South-eastern Bulgaria (Eastern Rhodopes, Sakar, Derventa Hills, Strandzha and along...

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Short-toed Snake-eagle

Short-toed Snake-eagle

(Circaetus gallicus)Category of conservation concern (IUCN, 2020) - Least Concern Population size: 2020: 204 - 478 pairs (2007: 270 - 320 pairs) Distribution pattern Dispersed and grouped throughout the country, more consistently in the open, dry and abundant in...

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