Nikos News August 2010
 

7th


Kourtaliotis Bridge


Kourtaliotis Gorge


Preveli Coast
 

15th
HALF HOUR SPENT AT MORONIS TODAY...COMMON SANDPIPER,LITTLE EGRET AND HIGH ABOVE 2 RAVENS AND 3 COMMON BUZZARDS...A GLOSSY IBIS CIRCLED BUT FOUND NO PEACE OR GOOD ROOST TO LAND...


Ayia


Ayia


Kladissos


Tavronitis
 

24th at Moronis, Whiskered Terns

Also present:
1 LITTLE EGRET
1 SHOVELER FEMALE
1 BUZZARD (HEARD)
2 COMMON SANDPIPERS

 

28th Ayia Raptors

Also present:
4 COMMON SANDPIPERS
3 WOOD SANDPIPERS
1 TUFTED DUCK
6 SHOVELERS
2 KINGFISHERS
3 COMMON BUZZARDS
3 ELEONORA'S FALCONS
 
WATER LEVEL LOW

 

29th Omalos and Ayia today

OMALOS WAS POOR IN TERMS OF PHOTOGRAPHY...WENT AT NOON WHEN BIRDS NOT SO ACTIVE+POOLS COMPLETELY DRY...NO LAMMY OR EAGLES,FEW GRIFFONS,BUZZARD AND KESTREL,MANY R.B.CHOUGHS,JAYS AND WOOD PIGEON,SEVERAL W.SHRIKES,A Y.L.GULL AND WHAT AT FIRST APPEARED AS A DISTANT GROUP OF 1O GRIFFONS SPIRALING UP THE THERMALS,PROVED TO BE HONEY BUZZARDS! 3 OF THE 10 IN THE POOR PIC...
AT AGYIA WHERE THE WATER LEVEL HAD RISEN I MUST ADD TO YESTERDAY'S LIST A RUFF,A COMMON RINGED PLOVER,6 L.STINTS,A T.STINT,3 TEALS,4 GARGANEYS AND THE 8 MALLARDS..
 

 
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