Little Owl (Russell F Spencer)
I think that one of the biggest surprises in my urban birding career has been my experience in Serbia. In terms of wildlife it is a complete treasure trove. I have been taken by the sheer number of birds, the amount of habitat (paticularly farmland) that is great for birds and other wildlife plus the people are nice too.
The highlights thus far must be the fact that the town that I am staying in is home to over 200 pairs of Long-eared Owl - that can be heard calling every night every where!