Mid- September, some passing raptors

Stylianos Zannetos, while ringing with the Charamida Ringing Group shared some raptor observations (and photos !) from three mornings (08:00-14:00). Small numbers but a good variety of species: 16 September¬† 1 Booted Eagle - pale morph (Aquila pennata) 2 Black Kites (Milvus migrans) 8 Honey Buzzards (Pernis apivorus) 3 Red-footed Falcons (Falco vespertinus),¬†1 Hobby (F.... Continue Reading →


Beginning of September, Western Lesvos

Here are some observations of passing birds from Hanneke Hendricks that was based in Eressos: 5/9 Charamida 5 Goldern Orioles (Oriolus oriolus), 2 Alpine Swifts (Apus melba), 3 Purple Herons (Ardea purpurea) Kalloni Saltpans 3 Stone Curlews (Burhinus oedicnemus), 1 Curlew (Numenius arquata), 1 Slender-billed Gull (Croicocephalus genei), 1 Common Tern (Sterna hirundo), 1 Whiskered... Continue Reading →

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