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Eleonora’s Falcon

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Antikythira hosts one of the largest breeding colonies of Eleonora’s Falcon (F.eleonorae) globally. This medium size falcon breeds in the Mediterranean, adapted to wait for autumn migration flow of small passerines in order to feed the chicks, before departing to the wintering grounds in east Africa and Madagascar. In these photos a dark face Eleonora is drinking water while another is bathing to get rid of the parasites. For more info about this bird visit: http://www.ornithologiki.gr/life/falcoel/index.php

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Comment from Χρήστος Βλάχος
Time: October 10, 2007, 9:15 am

Δείχνουν πολύ καλές οι φωτογραφίες και μάλλον τραβηγμένες απο καλή απόσταση. Μακάρι να ‘μουν εκεί και όχι μόνο για τους Μαυροπετρίτες.

Comment from ugo
Time: October 21, 2007, 5:22 pm

hi angelos! how are you? did you receive my mail with the pictures?
ugo

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