Saturday, 23 April 2016

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Fudge Ducks SPDFerruginous Ducks, Potamia ‘mini’ reservoir © Steve P. Dudley

NOTICES

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

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

BIRD NEWS

Potamia ‘mini’ reservoir
FERRUGINOUS DUCK 6 at the back of the reservoir
Purple Heron 2
Little Crake 1

Tsiknias River
Night-heron 5
Squacco Heron 1
Little Bittern 1
BAILLON’S CRAKE 1 immediately south of ford by the tyre on west side (view from east side)
Little Crake 1
COLLARED PRATINCOLE 2 – first of year
PENDULINE TIT – male still around the ford
Black-headed Bunting 1

Kalami
Garganey 1
Mallard 2
Black Stork 1
Little Bittern 1
Purple Heron 2
Glossy Ibis 1
Water Rail 1
Little Stint 2
Common Snipe 1

Kalloni Saltpans & Alykes Wetlands
Glossy Ibis 18
HONEY-BUZZARD 1 – first of year
Black-tailed Godwit 2
Spotted Redshank 9
Marsh Sandpiper 3
GREAT SNIPE 1 on west side road on the moat
White-winged Tern 2
Black Tern 2
Gull-billed Tern 2
Lesser Grey Shrike 1
Red-backed Shrike 2
Red-throated pipit 5

Metochi Lake
Squacco Heron 1
Golden Oriole 3
Bee-eater 9
PENDULINE TIT male

Perasma
Audouin’s Gull 3

Skala Kallonis Pool
Glossy Ibis 18

Kavaki
Ruppell’s Warbler 2+

Agia Triada, Soumouria (Kalloni mini soccer pitch)
Scops Owl 7

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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.