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Archive for September, 2013

Count for 20/08/2013

Species Count Black Kite 1 Marsh Harrier 66 Montagu’s Harrier 1 Long-Legged Buzzard 2 Honey Buzzard 7 Sparrowhawk 5 Total 82   ..

Day 27. Autumn 2013. Again, new specie!

Today, the wind was less strong and we could work for the entire session. We trapped a total of eight birds of five different species. One of them new for the autumn season: the Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica, Σταβλοχελίδονο). Other species caught include the Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus, Φοινίκουρος), the Subalpine Warbler (Sylvia cantillans, Κοκκινοτσιροβάκος), […]

Count for 19/09/2013

Species Count Booted Eagle 1 Marsh Harrier 21 Honey Buzzard 9 Sparrowhawk 1 Hobby 1 Total 33   ..

Day 26. Autumn 2013. New specie!

Today, we trapped a total of nine birds of seven different species. One of them was new for the autumn season, the European Turtle Dove (Streptopelia turtur, Τρυγόνι). Other species caught include the Whinchat (Saxicola rubetra, Καστανολαίμης), the Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin, Κηποτσιροβάκος), the Eurasian Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla, Μαυροσκούφης), the Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus, Θαμνοφυλλοσκόπος), […]

Count for 18/09/2013

Species Count Black Kite 1 Marsh Harrier 13 Honey Buzzard 1 Sparrowhawk 3 Total 18   ..

Day25. Autumn 2013.

Today, the wind was so strong again and we couldn’t finish all the net rounds. When we were opening the nets, one Eurasian Scops Owl (Otus scops, Γκιώνης) was very close to one of the nets. Unfortunately, the owl didn’t fall in the net and we couldn’t ring it. Hopefully, it will return in subsequent […]

Count for 17/09/2013

Species Count Lesser-Spotted Eagle 4 Booted Eagle 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Montagu’s Harrier 1 Pallid Harrier 1 Common Buzzard 1 Honey Buzzard 17 Sparrowhawk 1 Hobby 2 Total 29   ..

Day 24. Autumn 2013. New species!

Today, we trapped two new species for the autumn season: the Rüppell’s Warbler (Sylvia rueppelli, Αιγαιοτσιροβάκος) and the Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe, Σταχτοπετρόκλης). As for the weather, it was calm at the start of the ringing session. However, after a few hours, the wind started to pick up a bit. We could work with almost […]

Count for 16/09/2013

Species Count Osprey 1 Black Kite 3 Marsh Harrier 9 Pallid Harrier 1 Honey Buzzard 23 Total 37   Finally some rain for this dry land..

Day 23. Autumn 2013. The autumn is coming!

Today, we had a beautiful visitor flying near the nets: the European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster, Μελισσοφάγος). Unfortunately, we weren’t lucky enough to get it in the nets. Normally, when migrating in autumn, a flock of Bee-eaters fly very high and are so difficult to see. We only worked four hours due to the wind being […]