18,19 Apr, various areas | 18,19 Απρ, διάφορες περιοχες

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Cinereous Bunting; Lesvos

Cinereous Bunting | Σμυρνοτσίχλονο (Emberiza cineracea)

Tsiknias River -18/4

(morning visit by A. Christopoulos & F. Theofanopoulos)

1 Night Heron (Nycticorax nicticorax), 1 Little Crake (Porzana parva)

3 Stone Curlews (Burhinus oedicnemus), 54 Wood Sandpipers (Tringa glareola)

Agra-18/4

(mid-day visit with A. Christopoulos & F. Theofanopoulos)

2 Woodlarks (Lullula arborea)

4+ pairs of Isabelline Wheathear (Oenanthe isabelina)

2 male Subalpine Warblers (Sylvia cantillans), 1 Eastern Orphean Warbler (S. crassirostris)

1 Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)- 1st for this Spring!

3 Woodchat Shrikes (Lanius senator)

2+ pairs of Rock Nuthatch  (Sitta neumayer), 2 Rock Sparrows (Petronia petronia)

5+ males Cinereous Bunting (Emberiza cineracea)

2 Short-toed Eagles  (Circaetus gallicus), 2 Common Buzzards (Buteo buteo)

2 Eleonora’s Falcons (Falco eleonorae), 1 Peregrine Falcon (F. peregrinus)

Also Black-eared and Northern Wheathears, Crested Larks, Stonechats, Cretzschmar’s Buntings, etc.

Eressos to Tsichliontas River (track towards Sigri)- 19/4

2 White Storks (Ciconia ciconia)

1 Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea), 1 Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides)

1 Chukar (Alectoris chuckar), 3 Turtle Doves (Streptopelia turtur)

6 Whinchats (Saxicola rubetra)

2 singing Great Reed Warblers (Acrocephalus arundinaceus)

2 singing Eastern Orphean Warblers (S. crassirostris)

2 Collared Flycatchers (Ficedula albicollis)

1 Masked Shrike (Lanius nubicus), 3+ pairs of Rock Nuthatch (Sitta neumayer)

1 Sombre Tit (Poecile lugubris) providing to young

2 Lesser Kestrels (Falco naummani), 1 Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)

Also Cretzschmar’s Buntings, Black-eared Wheathears, Crested Larks, Stonechats, etc.

Agia Paraskevi village (19:15)- 19/4

45+ Purple Herons (Ardea purpurea) flying over towards the north

Painted Dragon; Lesvos

Painted Dragon| Κροκοδειλάκι (Laudakia stellio)

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