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Barboutis C, Larsson L, Steinholtz Å, Fransson T (2015) From Mediterranean to Scandinavia – timing and body mass condition in four long distance migrants. Ornis Svecica 25:51–58 A new ABO paper on the phenology of spring migration of Icterine Warbler, Wood Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher and Collared Flycatcher has just been publish from Ornis Svecica. The […]

We had ringed so many Bee-eaters (Merops apiaster, Μελισσοφάγος). the last week (approximately around 100) so it was time for a control.

The total over cast and the rain between Antnikythira and Kythira brought us a lot of birds. In total we got slightly more than 70 birds with the most common species beeing the  Bee-eater (Merops apiaster, Μελισσοφάγος). Apart from species that are around this days like Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin, Κηποτσιροβάκος), Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata, Σταχτομυγοχάφτης), […]

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