Short-toed Treecreeper heard. 13 th May after breakfast we went to Bukk Hills National Park Collared Flycatcher male and female

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1 HUNGARY TRIP 12 TH 19 TH MAY th May We left Edinburgh on a 6am flight by KLM to Amsterdam then an onward flight by Malev to Budapest arriving at 3pm. Our guide Roy and our driver Laslo with a minibus and car met us. The drive to our hotel in Eger The Villa Volgy took about 1 ¾ hours. After checking in at reception we went for a walk round the hotel before dinner. 12 th May walk round hotel area Sparrowhawk female Hobby Syrian Woodpecker House Sparrow Hawfinch Scops Owl heard Willow Warbler Pheasant Stonechat Nightingale 2 seen well Chiffchaff Collared Dove heard Blue Tit Jay Siskin 1 male Common Nighjar 13 th May walk from 6am to 8.30am Alma Forest Robin Wren Jay Chiffchaff Marsh Tit 2 Pheasant Black Woodpecker Raven Short-toed Treecreeper heard Butterfly Marbled White 13 th May after breakfast we went to Bukk Hills National Park Collared Flycatcher male and female Grey Wagtail - pair Linnet pair Middle Spotted Woodpecker Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Eleanor only Nuthatch pair at nest hole Hawfinch Marsh Tit Raven

2 Honey 2 13 th May Menosbel Village on nest 13 th May Beaaptafalba Bee-eater c18 Stonechat 1 male River Warbler heard Short-toed Eagle 2 Rock Thrush pair displaying only known pair in Hungary 14 th May walk from 6am to 8.15am Novaj Nuthatch Greenfinch Pheasant heard Green Woodpecker Hoopoe Nightingale River Warbler seen Hawfinch Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Roy only Roadside Eger 14 th May - after breakfast Novaj Serin Raven Blue Tit Chiffchaff 14 th May - Nosvaj male Nightingale heard Linnet Barred Warbler 14 th May Mezokovosed Lake Black Tern 3 Common Tern Whiskered Tern 1 Cormorant Lapwing Spotted Redshank 2 Redshank Olivacious Warbler

3 14 th May lunch stop at Hungarian restaurant male in restaurant Honey 6 on route 14 th May Mezokovesed Sand Martin Crested Lark 2 Yellow Wagtail Penduline Tit pair at nest 14 th May Hotel Villa Volgy Syrian Woodpecker Serin On route to hotel Moorhen Bittern booming Whitethroat Bee-eater Collared Dove Long-tailed Tit race with white head Wryneck Stonechat pair 14 th May - Visit to 2 wine cellars in Eger for sampling and a drink or two 15 th May after breakfast Heves Plain Kestrel seen on route Lesser Grey Shrike Saker 2 seen at nest box on pylon Skylark 15 th May on route to Lake Tiza Roller 1 in flight Lake Tiza Black Tern Squacco Heron Cormorant Penduline Tit pair Savi s Warbler heard Rook Common Hobby Kestrel Whiskered Tern Night Heron Greylag Goose Bearded Tit family group Yellow Wagtail

4 15 th May Hortebagy White-winged Black Tern 1 Avocet Spotted Redshank Wood Sandpiper Moorhen Ruff Lapwing Redshank Little Egret Black-winged Stilt Rook 15 th May Hortebagy Red-footed Falcon colony of at least 20 seen well flying round trees and on nest boxes Rook 15 th May Hortebagy reed beds Purple Heron Pochard Yellow-legged Gull Sedge Warbler Reed Warbler Sand Martin Spoonbill Ferruginous Duck Pygmy Cormorant Black-headed Gull Savis Warbler seen 16 th May walk before breakfast 6am to 8.30 am Nosvaj Spotted Flycatcher Barn Common Wryneck Common Whitethroat River Warbler Blue Tit Roadside on the way back Honey Chiffchaff - heard Robin Wood Pigeon Collared Flycatcher 16 th May left at 9.20 after breakfast Nosvaj Lesser Spotted Eagle 2

5 16 th May Cserarfalv Pheasant Greenfinch 16 th May Tard Bee-eater Quarry Bee-eater c40 birds nesting in quarry seen well perched and in flight Wryneck Tree Pipit Stonechat Spotted Flycatcher Lesser Whitethroat heard 16 th May Geleg Fish Ponds Black-necked Grebe 2 Red-necked Grebe 1 Gadwall pair Ferruginous duck Little Egret Little Bittern 1 Black Tern Whiskered Tern Bearded Tit Reed Bunting River Warbler White-tailed Eagle 2 mobbing eagles Hobby 3 Yellow Wagtail Little Ringed Plover Black-headed gull 17 th May walk from 6am Common Redstart Spotted Flycatcher 17 th May after breakfast stop at a vineyard Woodlark 1 singing Reed Bunting Bee-eater 17 th May Mesokovesd Airfield Quail heard Lesser Grey Shrike 2 Tawny Pipit 2 Tree Pipit Hoopoe seen in scope Collared Dove Kestrel 2 Roller perched in scope Stonechat

6 17 th May Erdoteleki Arboretum Icterine Warbler 1 Backbird Greenfinch Serin Nightingale heard 18 th May Hotel Villa Volgy Syrian Woodpecker 18 th May on route to Bukk Hills Lesser Spotted Eagle Bukk Hills National Park Red-breasted Flycatcher 1 singing and seen Rock Bunting 1 male seen in scope singing Long-tailed Tit 18 th May Horgazsto Lake Redshank Mole 18 th May on route 18 th May Borsodivanka Lake Night Heron Little Grebe Moorhen Pochard 18 th May on route Purple Heron Lapwing Spoonbill Garganey female s on nests 18 th May near Tizavalk Black Stork in flight Crossed the River Tisza on a ferry and had fish soup in a restaurant on the other side 18 th May Hortebagy White stork Kestrel Red-footed Falcon Great Bustard 7 males Aquatic Warbler several seen well in the scope singing

7 18 th May wetland beside road Wood Sandpiper Ruff Spotted Redshank Black-winged Stilt 19 th May walk from 6am to 8.30 am Bukk Hills National Park Middle Spotted Woodpecker 2 Goshawk 1 Lesser Whitethroat 1 seen Hawfinch 19 th May we left the hotel at 10am for the drive back to Budapest. The flight left on time as did the onward flight from Amsterdam to Edinburgh.. Weather: The weather was dry sunny and warm to hot from the 12 th to the 17 th with a cool rainy day on the 18 th back to warm and sunny the last day. Mammals Red Squirrel Wildcat Mole Forest Snake Fox

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