APRIL 2010

REPORT FROM KISSAMOS BAY AREA

Highlights of the month ….

1st Golden Eagles x2 chased by a Bonelli’s Eagle

2nd-5th we take a trip to Spili, mainly for the orchids! …Lammergeier, Curlew and Quail

8th Honey Buzzard, and Black Kite

9th Lesser Kestrel, first spring Whinchats, Spanish Sparrow and 3 Cattle Egret

11th Honey Buzzard

12th Rock Thrush, Bonelli’s Eagle, Long-legged Buzzard and Spotted Eagle

13th Eastern Imperial Eagle and first spring Bee-eater

14th First Cuckoo heard

15th First Golden Oriole

16th Our first Pied Flycatcher in our olive grove and the first spring Turtle Doves

17th First spring Spotted Flycatcher and first Collared Flycatcher on our olive grove

21st Cuckoo flies close to the house

22nd First spring Ortolan seen

24th First Eleonora’s Falcon arrives and a Lesser Spotted Eagle

26th First Red-footed Falcons arrive

27th A Lesser and Greater Spotted Eagle fly over together

28th Black Kite and two Hen Harriers fly over

29th Two juvenile Bonelli’s Eagle fly over Red-footed Falcons at beach roost peak at 34, also a trip to Agia

30th Goshawk

Species for the month….119

Mallard… Garganey… Ferruginous Duck… Chukar… Quail… Little Grebe… Shag…Little Bittern….Cattle egret….Squacco Heron…. Night Heron… Little Egret…Grey Heron…Lammergeier…Griffon Vulture…Golden Eagle…Eastern Imperial Eagle….Lesser Spotted Eagle….Greater Spotted Eagle…. Booted Eagle… Bonelli’s Eagle… Black Kite….Marsh Harrier… Montagu’s Harrier… Hen Harrier….Long-legged Buzzard… Common Buzzard…Honey Buzzard…. Sparrowhawk… Goshawk…Kestrel… Lesser Kestrel… Peregrine Falcon…Red-footed Falcon….Hobby….Eleonora’s Falcon…. Little Crake…Spotted Crake…. Moorhen… Coot… Little Ringed Plover… Little Stint….Wood Sandpiper… Green Sandpiper… Common Sandpiper… Snipe…Curlew…. Ruff….Black-headed Gull….Yellow-legged Gull…Audouin’s Gull…. Whiskered Tern….White-winged Black Tern… Rock Dove… Wood Pigeon… Collared Dove… Turtle Dove….Barn Owl… Scops Owl… Swift… Alpine Swift…. Hoopoe… Wryneck…Bee-eater…. Crested Lark… Woodlark… Crag Martin… Barn Swallow… Red-rumped Swallow… House Martin…Sand Martin…. Tawny Pipit….Water Pipit… Meadow Pipit…Tree Pipit… White Wagtail… Yellow Wagtail…Robin…

Nightingale…. Black Redstart… Northern Wheatear… Black-eared Wheatear….Stonechat… Whinchat…. Blackbird… Blue Rock Thrush… Rock Thrush….Garden Warbler…. Blackcap… Sardinian Warbler… Whitethroat….Subalpine Warbler … Sedge Warbler… Cetti’s Warbler… Willow Warbler… Wood Warbler… Chiffchaff…Great Reed Warbler…. Semi-collared  Flycatcher… Collared Flycatcher….Pied Flycatcher….Spotted Flycatcher…. Great Tit… Blue Tit… Woodchat Shrike… Chough… Hooded Crow… Raven…Golden Oriole….House Sparrow… Italian Sparrow… Spanish Sparrow…Chaffinch… Linnet… Goldfinch…. Greenfinch…Serin… Ortolan….Corn Bunting  

Images for the month


Picture 01 Golden Eagle chased off by Bonelli’s Eagle 02/04/10


Picture 02 Golden Eagle one of two seen on the 02/04/10


Picture 03 Stonechat at Spili 02/04/10


Picture 04 Tawny Pipit at Spili 02/04/10


Picture 05 Hen Harrier Spili 03/04/10


Picture 06 Northern Wheatear Spili 04/04/10


Picture 07 Lammergeier Spili 05/04/10


Picture 08 Spili flora


Picture 09 Spili flora


Picture 10 Spili flora


Picture 11 Spili flora


Picture 12 Green Spider Spili


Picture 13 Lammergeier Spili 03/04/10


Picture 14 Booted Eagle Spili 08/04/10


Picture 15 Spili flora


Picture 16 Spili flora


Picture 17 Spili flora


Picture 18 Spili flora


Picture 19 Spili flora


Picture 20 Spili flora


Picture 21 Goldfinch 08/04/10


Picture 22 Black-eared Wheatear 12/04/10


Picture 23 Collared Flycatcher 12/04/10


Picture 24 Hoopoe 12/04/10


Picture 25 Hoopoe 12/04/10


Picture 26 Nightingale 12/04/10


Picture 27 Pied Flycatcher 12/04/10


Picture 28 Redstart 12/04/10


Picture 29 Alpine Swift 12/04/10


Picture 30 Swift 12/04/10


Picture 31 Tree Pipit 12/04/10


Picture 32 Whitethroat 12/04/10


Picture 33 Woodchat Shrike 12/04/10


Picture 34 Rock Thrush 12/04/10


Picture 35 Montagu’s Harrier 13/04/10


Picture 36 Hen Harrier 13/04/10


Picture 37 Eastern Imperial Eagle 13/04/10


Picture 38 Marsh Harrier 14/04/10


Picture 39 Collared Flycatcher 19/04/10


Picture 40 House Martin 19/04/10


Picture 41 Goldfinch 20/04/10


Picture 42 Redstart 21/04/10


Picture 43 Cuckoo 21/04/10


Picture 44 Golden Oriole 21/04/10


Picture 45 Marsh Harrier 22/04/10


Picture 46 Bonelli’s Eagle 24/04/10


Picture 47 Lesser Spotted Eagle 24/04/10


Picture 48 Lesser Spotted Eagle 24/04/10


Picture 49 Red-footed Falcons 27/04/10


Picture 50 Red-footed Falcon 27/04/10


Picture 51 Lesser Spotted Eagle and Greater Spotted Eagle 27/04/10


Picture 52 Greater Spotted Eagle 27/04/10


Picture 53 Lesser Spotted Eagle 27/04/10


Picture 54 Red-footed Falcon 27/04/10


Picture 55 Red-footed Falcon 27/04/10


Picture 56 Red-footed Falcon 27/04/10


Picture 57 Balkan Green Lizard 28/04/10


Picture 58 Little Egret 29/04/10


Picture 59 Squacco Heron 29/04/10


Picture 60 Little Bittern 29/04/10


Picture 61 Little Bittern 29/04/10


Picture 62 Dabchick with young 29/04/10


Picture 63 Wood Sandpiper 29/04/10


Picture 64 Great Reed Warbler 29/04/10
 
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