Bird news - Sept 18, 2021

Bird news

Interesting sightings from today (2021-09-18). 



Kalloni Salt Pans E parts (NE hide and track)

(Stelios Zannetos via ebird)

Teal 2

Dalmatian Pelican 4

Marsh Sandpiper 6

Water Rail 1

Grey Plover 3, Ringed Plover 1, Curlew 1

Spotted Redshank 1, Redshank 11

Little Stint 2

Slender-billed Gull 4

Fan-tailed Warbler 1

Tsiknias river ford 

Levant Sparrowhawk 1 (Stelios Zannetos)

Great White Egret (Stelios Zannetos)
Metochi Lake

(Albert van Gulijk via Observado)

Black Stork 11, Spoonbill 1

Grey Heron 21, Little White Egret 16

Lapwing 2 (for a "Lesvos tick"!)

Green Sandpiper 2, Wood Sandpiper 1, Greenshank 1

Northern Lapwing (Carla De Haan Dujardin)
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Sykaminia Raptor Watchpoint

(Raymond De Smet via Lesvos Birders FB)

Goshawk 1, Sparrowhawk 4

Honey Buzzard 3, Common Buzzard 

Black Kite 1

Small Pool NW Lesvos

(Ray Purser via Lesvos Bird News FB)

Crag Martin, Red-rumped Swallow, Common Redstart, Whitethroat, Chaffinch, Hawfinch, Greenfinch, Serin, Cirl Bunting, Middle-spotted Woodpecker, etc

Hawfinch (Ray Purser)
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Pithariou reservoir (Eressos)

Crag Martin 7, Common Redstart 1 (Albert van Gulijk via Observado)

Psaropotamos (Skala Eressos)

Nightheron 1 (Albert Van Vuiljk via Observado)

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)

Share your own records

Please, submit your records via the above databases, share them on Facebook (Lesvos Bird News or Lesvos Birders groups), or send them directly to us here.

Dalmatian Pelican (Paul Green)
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Western Rock Nuthatch (Steve Bird)