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Dragan Simic is Belgrade-born birder who has exercised this pursuit across Balkans and southern Africa. He has been a founding member and the first Chair of the League for Ornithological Action, one of the most active bird protection NGOs in Serbia. Dragan has been involved in several monitoring projects on globally threatened species, waterbird migration monitoring with the aim of prevention of the spread of bird flu, mid-winter counts of waterbirds and other programs for the development of avi-tourism in Serbia. His contributions to Serbian ornithology have been acknowledged by BirdLife International (2004) Birds in Europe: population estimates, trends and conservation status; Benny Gensbol (2004) Guide To The Birds Of Prey Of Britain & Europe, North Africa & The Middle East; also published in Acrocephalus, Babbler, Ciconia, Vulture News.
He speaks fluent English and Serbian. Operative zone: wider Belgrade area and southern Vojvodina province. He offers special discount for disabled birders.
Phone him at +381 63 7669239.
I went out with Dragan for 2 days of birding in the wider Belgrade area. Thanks to his excellent birding skills, we saw a total of 81 species in the very end of a migratory season. Dragan and his friend Marko Rakovic were most amiable and knowledgeable birders, and I enjoyed my time with them immensely. I would definitely recommend birding in Serbia, especially with Dragan, and I hope to go again sometime. Dorothy Harper, Canada. dharper(AT)xplornet.co