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Day 26 of ringing, 2 October Autumn 2014. New species!!


Turdus philomelos.

We are in almost in the end of the season and we still have surprises, the first was early in the morning, where a new species was captured in our mist nets, Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos, Τσίχλα).

Once more the volunteers gain the opportunity to apprehend about ringing and they don’t to lose it. Thanks gays for paying me attention and for being always willing to learn.


lesson time!

Today we trapped 25 birds of 8 different species

The most abundant species today was again European Robin (Erithacus rubecula, Κοκκινολαίμης).

New species:

Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos, Τσίχλα).

Other species trapped:

Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis, Δεντροκελάδα).
Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus, Φοινίκουρος).
Icterine Warbler (Hippolais icterina, Κιτρινοστριτσίδα).
Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus, Θαμνοφυλλοσκόπος)
Eurasian Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla, Μαυροσκούφης).
Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva, Νανομυγοχάφτης).


Anthus trivialis.

Today had the honor to welcome Mr. Leventis in the island who is supporting financial the Antikythira Bird Observatory. He was guided in the island by Mr. Fran Vargas the Conservation Officer of HOS. Every day is different and awesome in this small island.