The weather has changed and the wind has been a bit stronger than other days, specially the last hours. We did the hole rounds and we caught a big number of bird in the nets, with a high diversity and some interesting birds.
Acrocephalus scirpacius. NAT. MUSSEUM.1000.BRUSSEL.
The mayor surprise has been an individual of Eurasian Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus, Καλαμοποταμίδα). coming for sure at least from Belgium! This data is really important in order to learn more about the fenology and the ecology of this species. During this days we will get in contact with the ringing center of Belgium to get
more information about where this bird was ringed and know more about his migration route.
Acrocephalus scirpaceus. Ringed in Belgium.
Also we caught a new species for the season, individuals of 5 species del generus Sylvia and a precious maleRed-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio, Αετομάχος) and oneEurasian Scops Owl (Otus scops, Γκιώνης).for exemplo. Everyday the ringing season offer us special moments.
Lanius collurio. Adult, male.
Today we trapped 28 birds of 15 different species,
The most abundant species today was Whinchat (Saxicola rubetra, Καστανολαίμης).We could observed the differences between age and sex, because we caught 4 of them in the same round wich were individuals juveniles and adults of both sexes.
Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca, Βουνοτσιροβάκος).
Sylvia curruca. Adult.
Other species trapped:
Eurasian Scops Owl (Otus scops, Γκιώνης).
Warbler (Hippolais icterina, Κιτρινοστριτσίδα).
Common Nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos, Αηδόνι).
Subalpine Warbler (Sylvia cantillans, Κοκκινοτσιροβάκος).
Garden warbler (Sylvia borin, Κηποτσιροβάκος).
Common Whitethroat (Sylvia communis, Θαμνοτσιροβάκος).
Eurasian Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla, Μαυροσκούφης).
Eurasian Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus, Καλαμοποταμίδα).
Great Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus arundinaceus, Τσιχλοποταμίδα).
Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus, Θαμνοφυλλοσκόπος).
Collared Flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis, Κρικομυγοχάφτης)
Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio, Αετομάχος).
Otus scops. Adult.
Today a local lady came to visit us to make more sweet our day and present us with “lukoumades” ( traditional greek sweet).
Maria wiyh the local lady.
Another day enjoying the birds, the view , the company ,everything with a nice chat at the ringing table.