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Day 12 of ringing camp. 109 birds!

Today, 14 september, we have made the record of birds catch: 109! These are the total number for specie: 3 Red-breasted flycatcher (Ficedula parva),  1 Collared flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis) 19 Hicterine warbler (Hippolais icterina), 1 Red-backed shrike (Lanius collurio), 3 Nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos), 1 Yellow wagtail (Motacilla flava) the first one, 9 Spotted flycatcher (Muscicapa striata), 6 Golden […]

Day 11 of ringing – Monticola solitarius

Today we hae made the partial record of traps, around to 40 birds. A beautiful birds, Blue rock thrush (Monticola solitarius). This specie is sedentary ito the island, but it’s rarely to trap because lives in open and rocky environment! Then other 2 Red-breast flycather (5 in total number)!, 10 Spotted flycather, 8 Icterine warbler, 5 Willow […]

Day 9 of ringing

Today we have trapped 25 birds. There some new entries, Turtle dove (Streptopelia turtur), Tree pipit (Anthus trivialis) and yesterday Reed warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus) and Cetti’s warbler (Cettia cetti). This last bird is very strange to trap into Antikythira because it’s usually sedentary, and into this island there is a right environment for this specie, in […]

Day 7 of ringing – New volunteers from Greece and Austria

Today four new volunteers are arrived into the ringing camp!, three from Greece (Kostis, Demetris and Theo) and one from Austria (Barbara). We trapped about 30 birds. The first Nightngale (Luscinia megarhynchos) and Wood warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix). The birds arrive with many fat, the weather is good, the wind is favourable for the migration, but it’s probably […]

Day 3 of ringing

Today 24 birds ringed, one Golden oriolus (Oriolus oriolus), one Red-backed shrike (Lanius collurio), one Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe), the first Lesser withethroat  (Sylvia curruca), many Garden warblers (Sylvia borin), the most common bird in these days, and then Icternine warbler (Hippolais icterina), Collared flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis), and Willow warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus). Giovanni Cumbo

Day 2 of ringing

Today we have taken 24 birds, a Black-eared weatear (Oenanthe Hispanica), two Wryneck (Jynx Torquilla) and the first two Red-backed shrike (Lanius Collurio)! Then a lot of Sylvia Borin, but there are always few birds. Giovanni Cumbo

Day 1 of ringing – volunteers from Spanish and Italy open the ringing camp

03 september 2010 it’s run the autumnal ringing camp! We are four volunteers from Spanish and Italy, Fabricio, Lara, Isabel and Giovanni with the two coordinator of Hellenic Ornitological Society, Michalis and Angelos Still very hot! There are very few birds. Today we have ringed 34 birds. At the first round we have taken a Nightjar (Caprimulgus europeus)!, […]