Birding Hungary

The Greatest Wild Goose Festival?

Thumbnail image for The Greatest Wild Goose Festival? by DaleForbes 23 October 2011

Quite possibly the coolest wild goose festival in the universe takes place every winter around a lake in western Hungary and the quaint town of Tata. It is also the only one I know of, but that is besides the point. The XI Tata Wild Goose Festival (Tatai Vadlúd Sokadalom) will take place on 25-27 […]

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A city as a birding hotspot

Thumbnail image for A city as a birding hotspot by Gyorgy Szimuly 5 November 2010

Geese  over Tata, Hungary While I’ve been with an urge to explore  new and exotic birding destinations, I live in a city of an annually repeated birding spectacle. It is seasonal but the 4-5 winter months  make this little town stand out compared to other European urban areas. Imagine this lake which is almost entirely […]

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