Bulgaria

Black Sea coastal wetland, Mandra-Poda Natura 2000 site. Photo by Dimitar Gradinarov/BSPB-BirdLife Bulgaria.

National coordinators, data providers and other key supporters

National coordinators:  Stoycho Stoychev1, Volen Arkumarev1

Active national coordinator: Stoycho Stoychev, e-mail: stoycho.stoychev@bspb.org

Main data providers: Georgi Popgeorgiev1, Svetoslav Spasov1, Iordan Hristov1, Radoslav Stanchev2, Petar Shurulinkov3, Vladimir Mladenov1, Svilen Cheshmedzhiev1, Mihail Iliev1, Asen Ignatov1,3, Dimitar Demerdzhiev1, Georgi Dulev4, Kalin Velev1, Viktor Vasilev5, Petar Iankov1, Pencho Pandakov1, Krasimir Kirov6, Henk Sierdsema7

1Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB), 2Executive Environment Agency, 3National Museum of Natural History – Sofia, Bulgarian Academy of Science, 4Green Balkans, 5Konstantin Preslavsky University of Shumen, 6Regional History Museum – Ruse (Ecomuseum & Aquarium), 7Sovon, Dutch Centre for Field Ornithology

Other key supporters: I. Angelov, K. Bedev, B. Borisov, G. Daskalova, A. Delchev, I. Dimchev, D. Dobrev, V. Dobrev, S. Dyulgerova, R. Georgieva, G. Gerdzhikov, G. Gradev, D. Gradinarov, G. Gruychev, D. Horal, H. Hristov, A. Irikov, I. Klisurov, E. Kmetova, N. Kolev, V. Koychev, I. Kutsarov, P. Lenrumé, I. Mateeva, D. Mitev, R. Moldovanski, Y. Muraveev, B. Nikolov, H. Peshev, N. Petkov, Ts. Petrov, D. Plachiyski, D. Popov, L. Profirov, A. Ralev, R. Raykov, M. Schäfer, A. Stamenov, P. Stankov, G. Stoyanov, E. Todorov, B. Tonchev, D. Wansink

National data sources contributing to EBBA2

SmartBirds is a national citizen science data base managed by the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB) – BirdLife in Bulgaria

https://smartbirds.org/

Data sources and fieldwork years for EBBA2

The information is given in the table.

Acknowledgements

We thank to the following organizations that provided data sets:

Executive Environment Agency of Bulgaria

Sovon, Dutch Centre for Field Ornithology

Green Balkans

Fund for Wild Flora and Fauna

Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation

We are obliged to all observers that submit information to SmartBirds data base. Special thanks to the participants in the Bulgarian Common Bird Monitoring Scheme which systematically collated data were very valuable.

Our thanks goes also to BSPB – BirdLife Bulgaria administration and communication teams for their support.