Apr 23, 2009

Montagu's Harrier (Λιβαδόκιρκος - Circus pygargus)

At least 10-15 Montagu's Harriers were around today. Most of them male.
Also the first Turtle Doves of the year were seen today.

Apr 22, 2009

Pallid Harrier (Στεπόκιρκος - Circus macrourus)

Adult male Pallid Harriers that were seen at the end of March and beginning of April seem to have gone. Now mainly adult female and juvenile pallid harriers are around.Also the first 4 red-footed falcons were seen on Monday.

Apr 8, 2009

Glossy Ibis (Χαλκόκοτα- Plegadis falcinellus)

Glossy Ibis are still around. 26 were seen the day before yesterday.

Apr 7, 2009

4th Attica Bird Race

We managed to record 41 species at the airport area. Here are some:
Marsh Harrier, Pallid Ηarrier, Squacco Heron, Redshank, Ruff, Little Stint,Green and Wood Sandpiper, Stone Curlew, Collared Pranticole, Hoopoe, Black-eared Wheatear, Pied Flycatcher, Woodshat Shrike, Little Owl

Apr 2, 2009

Osprey ( Ψαραετός - Pandion haliaetus)

An Osprey and 2 Pallid Harriers above Spata were the highlights of the day.