Bird news - Sept 16, 2021

Bird news

Interesting sightings from today (2021-09-16). Data from the Kalloni EIC monitoring program unless stated otherwise


Kalloni Salt Pans E parts (NE hide and track)

Dalmatian Pelican 5 (Howard Vaughan via Lesvos Birders FB)

Spoonbill 14

Bittern 1 (Howard Vaughan via Lesvos Birders FB)

Redshank 8, Greenshank 2, Little Stint 6

Stone Curlew 3

Tawny Pipit 2 (Howard Vaughan via Lesvos Birders FB)

Stone Curlew (Eleni Galinou- Kalloni EIC)
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Kalloni Salt Pans W parts (NW hide and road)

Greater Flamingo 2, juv (in the canal)

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

Greater Flamingo 10, juv (in the canal)

Kalloni Salt Pans to Tsiknias river fields (Lotzaria)

Short-toed Eagle 1, Common Buzzard 3

Goshawk 1, juv (Pia Lisa Dahl Schrader)

Bee-eater 8 (on wires towards Tsiknias river)

Tree Pipit 2, Tawny Pipit 1

Masked Shrike 1 (Andy Weir via Lesvos Birders FB)

Willow Warblers, Whinchats, Red-backed & Woodchats Shrikes, Northern Wheatears, Corn Buntings, etc

Goshawk (Pia Lisa Dahl Schrader)
Tsiknias river ford 

Little Crake 1, Sedge Warbler 1 (Albert van Gulijk via Observado)

Black Stork 2, Great White Egret 1

Bee-eater (Eleni Galinou- Kalloni EIC)
Metochi Lake

Black Stork 9, Grey Heron 14 

Purple Heron 2  (Ricardo Santamaria via ebird)

Greenshank 2+, Green Sandpiper 2, Common Sandpiper 1 (Andy Weir via Lesvos Birders FB)

Turtle Dove 3 (Andy Weir via Lesvos Birders FB)

Wryneck 1, Common Redstart 1, Rufous Bush Robin 1 (Ricardo Santamaria via ebird)

Kerami (Potamia) reservoir

Garganey 3, Teal 1 (Andy Weir via Lesvos Birders FB)

Potamia valley

Osprey 1 (Andy Weir via Lesvos Birders FB)


Sykaminia Raptor Watchpoint

(Andy Weir & Raymond de Smet via Lesvos Birders FB)

Sparrowhawk 2, Long-legged Buzzard 1

Woodpigeon 1


Ipsilou Monastery (Sigri)

(Albert van Gulijk via Observado)

Woodlark 1, Black-eared Wheatear 1, Western Rock Nuthatch 1


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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Greater Flamingo (Eleni Galinou_ Kalloni EIC)
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Red-backed Shrike (Howard Vaughan)
Lesser Whitethroat (Valerie Karameta Triboulot)