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Archive for August, 2017

Raptor and soaring bird count for 21/8/17. Autumn 2017 – Day 5.

Visibility was very poor today and It was very difficult to spot the raptors.    

Raptor and soaring bird count for 20/8/17. Autumn 2017 – Day 4.

It was an extremely hot today, the wind dropped off around the middle of the day and after that, we had some nice flocks of honey buzzards.

Raptor and soaring bird count for 19/8/17. Autumn 2017 – Day 3.

Looks like the migration is warming up.Once more, it was windy and the raptors arrived in the middle of the day. More information:

Raptor and soaring bird count for 18/8/17. Autumn 2017 – Day 2.

The first half of the day was slow with a strong wind blowing from north-east. Although the wind continued, the afternoon brought more action. A flock of white storks did not manage to cross the island and after a couple of hours, they decide to land on the island.

Raptor and soaring bird count for 17/8/17. Autumn 2017-Day 1

Today was the first day of the raptor count of the season. It was windy but we had some observations.  

Antikythera Bird Observatory Autumn 2017

The hide is set up and we are ready to make some interesting observations about  Eleonora’s falcon.