August 2013

White Stork
500-600 Meladia Valley 17-18 Aug (per Don Matthews)
500 Mytilini area 20 Aug (Pantelis Thomaidis, Petros Tsakmakis)
These are the largest counts ever recorded for the island.

Purple Heron
1 Tsiknias River 24 Aug (Pantelis Thomaidis)

Montagu’s Harrier
max. 6 Alykes Wetlands 28 Aug (Pantelis Thomaidis)

Steppe Buzzard
1 Kedro 12 Aug (Petros Tsakmakis)

Eleonora’s Falcon
1 Haramida 11 Aug (Petros Tsakmakis)

Stone-curlew
67+ Kalloni Saltpans 21 Aug (Pantelis Thomaidis)

Broad-billed Sandpiper
1 Sigri 8 Aug (Wim Heylen)

Terek Sandpiper
1 Sigri 8 Aug (Wim Heylen)

Masked Shrike
1 Kalloni Saltpans 25 Aug (Petros Tsakmakis)

Lesser Grey Shrike
1 Mistegna 25 Aug (Petros Tsakmakis)

Rose-coloured Starling
1 juvenile Petra 9 Aug (Wim Heylen)
1 juvenile Nisiopi 12 Aug (Nikos Probonas)
These are the first ever autumn records for Lesvos

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