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Day 33 of ringing- a raptor day

 img_6518.jpgThe first raptor for the season was trapped today! A Montagu’s Harrier (Circus pygargus, Λιβαδόκιρκος) was foraging too close to the nets and was eventually trapped after visiting the nets at least two more times. On top of that we got our first Marsh Warbler (Acrocephalus palustris, Βαλτοποταμίδα) for the season. The Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator, Κοκκινοκεφαλάς) are still around in large numbers.Other species trapped today:European Turtle Dove (Streptopelia turtur, Τρυγόνι), European Scops Owl (Otus scops, Γκιώνης), European Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus, Γιδοβύζι), Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica, Σταβλοχελίδονο), Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis, Δεντροκελάδα), European Robin (Erithacus rubecula, Κοκκινολαίμης), Common Nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos, Αηδόνι), Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus, Φοινίκουρος), Whinchat (Saxicola rubetra, Καστανολαίμης),  Sedge Warbler (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus, Σχοινοποταμίδα), Great Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus arundinaceus, Τσιχλοποταμίδα), Icterine Warbler (Hippolais icterina, Κιτρινοστριτσίδα), Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla, Μαυροσκούφης), Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin, Κηποτσιροβάκος), Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca, Βουνοτσιροβάκος), Common Whitethroat (Sylvia communis, Θαμνοτσιροβάκος), Subalpine Warbler (Sylvia cantillans, Κοκκινοτσιροβάκος), Wood Warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix, Δασοφυλλοσκόπος), Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus, Θαμνοφυλλοσκόπος), Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata, Σταχτομυγοχάφτης), Collared Flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis, Κρικομυγοχάφτης),  Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca, Μαυρομυγοχάφτης),  Eurasian Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus,  Συκοφάγος), Spanish Sparrow (Passer hispaniolensis, Χωραφοσπουργίτης), Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana, Βλαχοτσίχλονο)


Comment from Giannakos
Time: April 28, 2011, 12:18 pm

Nice capture guys!!!

Comment from Checker
Time: June 26, 2018, 1:30 pm

Adam Cole Bay Bay!!