Archive for September, 2015
Last day of ringing today and the weather was saving it’s best for us. We trapped no more than ten species including a new one, an Great Reed Warbler. As all the volunteers left today, I would like to take this opportunity to thank them all for their help in carrying out all the activities […]
Species Count Egyptian Vulture 5 Osprey 5 Lesser-Spotted Eagle 4 Spotted Eagle 1 Steppe Eagle 1 Short-Toed Eagle 1 Booted Eagle 20 Black Kite 96 Marsh Harrier 602 Hen Harrier 2 Montagu’s Harrier 8 Pallid Harrier 15 Unid. Harrier 7 Long-Legged […]
Species Count Osprey 1 Marsh Harrier 8 Montagu’s Harrier 1 Long-Legged Buzzard 1 Honey Buzzard 10 Sparrowhawk 1 Total 22 Heavy rain in the morning, cleared up before mid day. Wind light SE then light SW.
The day started well enough, but by the second round at the nets, the sky let loose and heavy rain meant no ringing for most of the morning. When the rain finally eased off, we resumed work and managed to trap ten different species. Common Redstart (Κοινός)(Φοινίκουρος,Phoenicurus phoenicurus), Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata, Σταχτομυγοχάφτης),WillowWarbler (Phylloscopus trochilus,Θαμνοφυλλοσκόπος),Red-breasted […]
Species Count Egyptian Vulture 1 Short-Toed Eagle 1 Marsh Harrier 117 Hen Harrier 1 Montagu’s Harrier 1 Pallid Harrier 2 Honey Buzzard 70 Sparrowhawk 11 Total 204 Clear in the morning hazy later. Wind light SE. The EV was adult.. […]
Today was quiet at the nets European Scops Owl could it be that the birds have left the island and are continuing their long journey. We did have a nice surprise, though, a lovely juvenile Otus Scops and another 8 species during the day, so not too bad. We hope the new winds will bring us […]
Species Count Osprey 2 Booted Eagle 1 Marsh Harrier 101 Montagu’s Harrier 1 Pallid Harrier 3 Long-Legged Buzzard 1 Honey Buzzard 96 Sparrowhawk 12 Hobby 2 Total 219 Clear. Wind light WSW.
One more new species for the season ,! Early morning rain almost made us wrap up for the day, but after the first round the weather improved resulting in a relatively good day with nine species. We’re still going! Common Redstart (Κοινός)(Φοινίκουρος, Phoenicurus phoenicurus),Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata, Σταχτομυγοχάφτης), WillowWarbler(Phylloscopus trochilus,Θαμνοφυλλοσκόπος),Red-breasted Flycatcher (Νανομυγοχάφτη ,Ficedula parva), Blackcap […]
Species Count Lesser-Spotted Eagle 2 Booted Eagle 1 Black Kite 1 Marsh Harrier 24 Hen Harrier 1 Pallid Harrier 2 Honey Buzzard 11 Sparrowhawk 15 Hobby 2 Total 59 Clear. Wind light W.
We are back in business!After two days of no ringing, we had a great day , whith thirteen different species and one new one to add to the list Marsh Warbler(Βαλτοποταμίδα,Acrocephalus palustris ).The weather was finally on our side, with a gentle wind and just enough cloud to keep the sun at bay. Let’s see […]