Thursday, 14 April 2016

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Giant_Peacock_Moth_ManningGiant Peacock Moth, Skala Kallonis © Paul Manning

NOTICES

Dirt tracks
Take care on all dirt roads. Most hire car insurance does not cover the underside of the car.

Water levels
Wetland water levels are already very low in most places including Alykes Wetlands. Tsiknias River and Metochi Lake have good levels.

BIRD NEWS

Good numbers of commoner species inc. Common Nightingale, Olivaceous Warbler, already in.

Tsiknias River
Purple Heron 1
Marsh Harrier 1
Green Sandpiper 3
Common Sandpiper 1
Sandwich Tern 7
Great Reed Warbler 2
PENDULINE TIT male

Lotzaria
GREAT SPOTTED CUCKOO 1 ad

Kalloni Saltpans & Alykes Wetlands
Greater Flamingo 267
Black Stork 4
Sqaucco Heron 1
Great White Egret 7
Little Egret 42
Avocet 370
Greenshank 1
Curlew 2
Gull-billed Tern 10
Whinchat 3
Red-throated Pipit 1
Greater Short-toed Lark 18

Metochi
Little Bittern 2

Skala Kallonis Pool
Purple Heron 2

Christou (Kamares) River
Caspian Tern 1
Grey Plover 2

Achladeri
Kruper’s Nuthatch 2+ feeding but no nest found
Masked Shrike 2
Tree Pipit 1

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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.