Bird news - Sept 13, 2021

Bird news

Interesting sightings from today (2021-09-13). 



Kalloni Salt Pans E parts (NE hide and track)

(Howard Vaughan via Lesvos Birders FB, am)

Dalmatian Pelican 30, am (Howard Vaughan via Lesvos Birders FB), only 3 there at 18:00

Teal 4

Spoonbills 19

Grey Plover 4, Kentish Plover 8

Marsh Sandpiper 4, Spotted Redshank 1

Little Stint 9, Dunlin 4

Marsh Harrier 1, F

Goshawk, juv M

Kalloni Salt Pans S parts (pans, canal, fields, and coast)

Dunlin 2 (Leo Tukker via Lesvos Birders FB)

Green Sandpiper 1, Wood Sandpiper 1 (John Schelfhorst via Observado)

Kalloni Salt Pans to Tsiknias river fields (Lotzaria)

Hoopoe 2 (Howard Vaughan via Levos Birders FB)

Yellow Wagtails, Willow Warblers, Crested Larks (30!), Red-backed Shrikes, Whitethroats

Hoopoe (Howard Vaughan)
Tsiknias river ford 

Little Crake 1 (Ian Hardy via Lesvos Birders FB)

Spur-winged Plover 1 (Leo Tukker via Lesvos Birders FB)

Common Snipe 2 (Howard Vaughan via Levos Birders FB)

Kingfisher 1 (Leo Tukker via Lesvos Birders FB)

Little Crake (Ian Hardy)
Common Snipe (Howard Vaughan)
Ennia Kamares (Christou)

(Michael Jackson via Lesvos Bird News FB, 11:000)

Black Stork 5

Short-toed Eagle 2

Long-legged Buzzard 1, Common Buzzard 2

Marsh Harrier 1

Kingfisher 2, Bee-eaters 20+, lots of hirundines

Agia Paraskevi

(Howard Vaughan via Lesvos Birders FB)

Sparrowhawk 1, F

Osprey 1


Kalloni Raptor Watchpoint

(Howard Vaughan via Lesvos Birders FB)

Chukar 1, calling

Short-toed Eagle 3, Goshawk 1, F

Bee-eater 50

Sykamnia to Eftalou track

(Howard Vaughan via Lesvos Birders FB)

Honey Buzzard 2

Lesser Whitethroats, Willow Warblers, Blackcap, Spotted Flycatchers, Red-backed Shrikes.

Honey Buzzard (Howard Vaughan)
Sykamnia Watchpoint

(Raymont de Sment via Lesvos Birders FB)

Marsh Harrier 8, Montagu's Harrier 1

Honey Buzzard 5

Lesser Spotted Eagle 1, juv

Short-toed Eagle 3

Bee-eaters 100+

Ring Ouzel 1 Not a complete exact count but the most obvious and close ones


Complete checklists submitted online can be accessed here:

e-bird  (updated throughout the year and where we submit the Kalloni EIC records in the long term)

observado- lesvos (active during April-May and September by Dutch visitor birders)

bird-track (by British visitor birders)

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Spotted Flycatcher (Eleftheria Pavli)
Red-backed Shrike, juv (Eleni Galinou- Kalloni EIC)
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Middle Spotted Woodpecker (Howard Vaughan)
Little Owl, Agia Paraskevi (Eleni Galinou- Kalloni EIC)
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