Thursday, 16 April 2015

Posted By on April 16, 2015 in 2015, 2015, 2015 spring bird news, Uncategorized | 

Roller_2945_2015 04 16Roller, Faneromeni upper river area © Steve P. Dudley

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Meladia Valley track From Eresos OK in normal car WITH CARE as far as Meladia Chapel. From Sigri, OK as far as Old Sanatorium WITH CARE, but 4×4 required to get through to Meladia Valley.
 
Mt Ordimnos track 4×4 recommended, track in poor condition in places.

BIRD NEWS

BOOM! The earliest ever Roller, a small arrival of Red-backed Shrikes and another Citrine Wagtail.

Faneromeni
Ruddy Shelduck 19
Glossy Ibis 9
Yelkouan Shearwater 50 sat on sea off beach
Ruff 1
Greenshank 1
ROLLER 1 – earliest ever record
CITRINE WAGTAIL male still at beach pool
Common Redstart 2
Whinchat 2
Pied Flycatcher 3
Collared Flycatcher 3
Spotted Flycatcher 1
Red-backed Shrike 1
Zitting Cisticola 1
Lesser Whitethroat 8
Common Whitethroat 2
Eastern Bonelli’s Warbler 9
Chiffchaff 9

Sigri Fields
Hobby 1
Common Redstart 3
Pied Flycatcher 1
Collared Flycatcher 2
Great Reed Warbler 1
Garden Warbler 1
Tree Pipit 3

Meladia
Quail 1
Common Redstart 3
Pied Flycatcher 1
Collared Flycatcher 3
Red-backed Shrike 2
Great Reed Warbler 1
Eurasian Reed Warbler 1
Common Whitethroat 2
Eastern Bonelli’s Warbler 1

Almyropotamos River (Lisvorio)
CITRINE WAGTAIL male

Metochi Lake
Night-heron 7
SPOTTED CRAKE 1

Tsiknias River
Little Bittern 1

Alykes Wetlands
Quail 1

Kalloni Saltpans
Marsh Sandpiper 2
Gull-billed Tern 10

Lotzaria
Glossy Ibis 2

Kavaki
Ruppell’s Warbler 1

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About Steve Dudley

Hi, I’m Steve Dudley, your guide for your Lesvos day trips, proprietor of Lesvos Birding, author of A Birdwatching Guide to Lesvos and the person behind LesvosBirding.com.