Nikos News September 2010
 
4th White Stork at Ayia

A CALL FROM MANOS AND OFF TO AGYIA FOR A PIC...IMM PEREGRINE THERE TOO, ELEONORA'S,THE DUCKS AND WOOD SANDPIPERS BUILDING NUMBERS...
 

7th 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...


 

12th Ayia

SOME RAIN,WINDS AND CLOUDS GAVE FEW GOOD PHOTO APPORTUNITIES...
 
LIST:
BUZZARD 2
ELEONORAS 2
PURPLE HERON 2
GREY HERON 10
RUFF 5
WOOD SANDPIPER 50
GLOSSY IBIS 2
MALLARD 5
GARGANEY 5
SHOVELER 5
KINGFISHER 5
COOT,MOORHEN,LITTLE GREBE AND THE PASSERINES...

 

13th ROUTE: GEROLAKKOS-KERAMIA TO KALIVIANI AND BACK TO AGYIA...
 
ADDING TO YESTERDAY'S AGYIA LIST above: 3 SQUACCO HERONS, 3 TEAL

 

14th TAYRONITIS-TOPOLIA-AG.DIKAIOS-AGYIA-MORONIS...
 
JUST A MOORHEN AT TAVRONITIS ,5 GRIFFONS AT TOPOLIA, 5 MORE AT AG.DIKAIOS...ALSO AT AG.DIKAIOS AN IMMATURE LAMMERGEIER PASSED AT GREAT HEIGHT...2 BUZZARDS,2 KESTRELS AND A MALE MARSH HARRIER MOBBED BY THE RAVENS...AT AGYIA JUST ABOUT THE SAME WHILE AT MORONIS A FIRST-SUMMER OYSTERCATCHER WAS THE HIGHLIGHT...


 

16th
LIST:
 
Anas platyrhynchos       
8      
Anas clypeata 8      
Anas querquedula 1      
Tachybaptus ruficollis 20      
Plegadis falcinellus 2      
Ixobrychus minutus 1      
Ardea cinerea 1      
Egretta garzetta 1      
Falco eleonorae 4      
Buteo buteo 1      
Gallinula chloropus 40      
Fulica atra 80      
Gallinago gallinago 1      
Tringa glareola 4      
Calidris minuta 5      
Alcedo atthis 4
 


 

18th
 
20-30 GRIFFONS AT SELINARI,MOST ADULTS...PICS OF MATING...
AT ELOUDA JUST 2 KINGFISHERS,2 COMMON SANDPIPERS,GREENSHANK,Y-L-GULL,BUZZARD...

 

19th

Anas penelope

1        
Anas platyrhynchos 7        
Anas clypeata 8        
Aythya nyroca 5        
Tachybaptus ruficollis        
Plegadis falcinellus 2        
Egretta garzetta 1        
Falco eleonorae 4        
Falco peregrinus 1        
Buteo buteo 2        
Gallinula chloropus        
Fulica atra        
Charadrius dubius 3        
Gallinago gallinago 1        
Tringa stagnatilis 1        
Tringa glareola 6        
Actitis hypoleucos 2        
Philomachus pugnax 2        
Columba livia        
Streptopelia decaocto        
Alcedo atthis 3        
Corvus corone        
Cettia cetti        
Sylvia melanocephala        
Turdus merula        
Saxicola torquatus        
Muscicapa striata        
Passer domesticus        
Motacilla alba        
Carduelis carduelis

 

25th
 
QUIET AT AGYIA,BIRD SPECIES AND NUMBERS LOWER THAN PREVIOUS VISIT BUT PERHAPS DUE TO BAD LIGHT AND CLOUDS...


 
NON-PASSERINE LIST:
LITTLE EGRET 1
BUZZARD 1
COOT
MOORHEN
LITTLE GREBE
MALLARDS PROBABLY DEEP IN THE CREEK BUT NOT SEEN
FERRUGINOUS DUCKS 4+
TEAL 1+
GARGANEY 1?
COMMON SANDPIPER 1+
MARSH SANDPIPER 1
WOOD SANDPIPER 1+
KINGFISHER 3+
PEREGRINE 1
ELEONORA'S FALCON 3+

 

27th AYIA NON-PASSERINE LIST...FEW PICS...WATER LEVEL RISING...

Anas penelope

1        
Anas platyrhynchos 7        
Anas clypeata 12        
Anas querquedula 1        
Anas crecca 5        
Aythya ferina 3        
Aythya nyroca 13        
Tachybaptus ruficollis 40        
Egretta garzetta 1        
Falco eleonorae 1        
Circus aeruginosus 2        
Buteo buteo 2        
Gallinula chloropus 60        
Fulica atra 100        
Charadrius dubius 1        
Gallinago gallinago 5        
Tringa stagnatilis 1        
Tringa glareola 5        
Actitis hypoleucos 1        
Calidris minuta 2        
Calidris temminckii 2        
Calidris alpina 1        
Philomachus pugnax 4        
Alcedo atthis 3

 

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