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A Bee-eater & a Falcon / day 32 of ringing

It has been really busy at the ringing table the last week with more than 100 birds at the ringing table! This morning we got our first Bee-eater (Merops apiaster, Μελισσοφάγος). While we were ringing it Jean noticed that that a Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus, Βραχοκιρκίνεζο) fell into the nets so we had some extra excitement during the first net round. A new wave of Nightingales (Luscinia megarhynchos, Αηδόνι) arrived today while the most abundant secies were the Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin, Κηποτσιροβάκος).

Other species trapped today were:

Turtle Dove (Streptopelia turtur, Τρυγόνι), Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica, Σταβλοχελίδονο), Collared Flycatcher (Ficedula albicolis, Κρικομυγοχάφτης), Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus, Συκοφάγος), Great Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus arundinaceus, Τσιχλοποταμίδα), Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca, Μαυρομυγοχάφτης), Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus, Φοινίκουρος), Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus, Καλαμοποταμίδα), Sedge Warbler (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus, Σχοινοποταμίδα), Semi-collared Flycatcher (Ficedula semitorquata, Δρυομυγοχάφτης), Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata, Σταχτομυγοχάφτης), Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis, Δεντροκελάδα), Whinchat (Saxicola rubetra, Καστανολαίμης), Whitethroat (Sylvia communis, Θαμνοτσιροβάκος), Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus, Θαμνοφυλλοσκόπος), Wood Warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix, Δασοφυλλοσκόπος), Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator, Κοκκινοκεφαλάς), Wryneck (Jynx torquilla, Στραβολαίμης)