Steve Jorgan – Norway

The Batumi bottleneck is one of the most important birdwatching place in Eastern Europe, where migratory birds concentrate the route to Africa and southern Asia. raptor watching point is located in Sakhalvasho village and has a developed infrastructure for birdwatching. Watch point is third largest raptor migration sites in the world. In 2012 it already reached one million migrant raptors. The best period for raptor migration watch is from August 20th to the end of the October. Usually it is better to visit in the morning before raptors will start flying higher in the blue sky.