The last day in Romania was Saturday 30th June, and was the day of the trip home. The trip home ended the following day in the evening.
Some birding 9about an hour) in the area of water/reeds at Jurilovca
Return to Constanta to catch train to Bucharest
Bucharest Airport to Budapest Airport
Luton Airport to Manchester then on to Bolton
Quite a few Bee-eaters, with holes on a sandbank evidence of a possible colony here.
A few Hoopoe were seen
Record shot of Purple Heron
Shot of distant Ferruginous Duck. This bird has a darkish eye so is evidently a female as the male has a pale eye according to information read.
Sign near to Jurilovca
Also the Greylag , The House Sparrow, The Whiskered Tern and the Common Tern were seen.
Common Tern (Record Shot)
At Constanta good views of some Yellow-legged Gulls were had
At Budapest Airport at the hotel the following Crested Lark was seen
A close-up of a Common Starling
Manchester Piccadilly Gardens
Statue of Queen Victoria 10pm
Note the Pigeon to the left of the Statue – the last bird of the trip.
End of Trip
new for trip Red-crested Pochard, Ferruginous Duck (2)
Total species seen for trip: 84
New lifers (Red-crested Pochard and Ferruginous Duck) 2
Total lifers for trip 16
Night Heron, White Stork, Little Bittern, White Pelican,
Collared Pratincole, Tawny Pipit, White Tailed Sea Eagle, Romanian Yellow Wagtail,
Gull-billed Tern, Paddyfield Warbler, Ruddy Shelduck, Red-crested Pochard
Ferruginous Duck, Red-footed Falcon, Caspian Gull, Pallas’s Gull
Lesser Grey Shrike, Dalmatian Pelican,
Sixteen lifers and two ( Caspian Gull and Romanian Yellow Wagtail) (18)