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Old Tuesday 24th April 2012, 21:37   #87
Mick Sway
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24 April some highlights from Lesbos Birding.com:
Kalloni Saltpans & Alykes Wetlands
BAILLON'S CRAKE - 1
Common Pochard - fem
Merlin - 1
Marsh Sandpiper - 7
Bee-eater - 4
Red-footed Falcon - 13+
Merlin - 1
Purple Heron - 1
Mediterranean Gulls - 2
White-winged Black Tern - 1
Black-headed Bunting - 1
Fan-tailed Warbler - 1
Montagu's Harrier - 1st sum male
Quail - 2
Montagu's Harrier - 1
Temminck's Stint - 1
Glossy Ibis - 21
Curlew Sandpiper - 2

Skala Kallonis Pool
BAILLON'S CRAKE - 2 inc. calling male early morning
Night-heron - 3
Gull-billed Tern - 5
Little Crake - 4

Tsiknias River
PADDYFIELD WARBLER -reported near ford (no previous records)
Black-headed Bunting - 1
Marsh Sandpiper - 2
Little Bittern - 2
Night-heron - 2
Great Reed Warbler - 9
Medow Pipit - 1 (late record)
Glossy Ibis - 12

Meladia Valley
Semicollared Flycatcher - male (chapel near Eresos)
Ortolan Bunting - 3
Lesser Kestrel - 10

Perasma Reservoir
Common Pochard - male
Savi's Warbler - 1 singing near road junction
Bee-eater - 40+

Dipi Larisos
Pygmy Cormorant - 1

Vergias (Chalandra) River, Skala Eresou

Pygmy Cormorant - 1

Achladeri
Kruper's Nuthatch - 3 birds showing well just north of the old nest stump
Alpine Swift - 50
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