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The first really good day today with around 110 birds ringed today! The first net round supervised us with around 20 Eurasian Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus, Συκοφάγος)! The most abundant species was the Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca, Μαυρομυγοχάφτης) and the Wood Warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix, Δασοφυλλοσκόπος) around 20 of each species. We also had quite a […]

The rains started from early morning and practically have not stopped up to now! When the rain stop for a while you can see that there are several new arrivals Eurasian Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus, Συκοφάγος) moving discreetly from tree to tree and impressively a lot of Turtle Dove (Streptopelia turtur, Τρυγόνι). We really hope […]

The first raptor were trapped today, a beautiful Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus, Στεπόκιρκος)!  Unfortunately we had some wind that did not allow us to ring up to the last ringing session. Apart from the Harrier we also had our first Eurasian Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus, Συκοφάγος) a Eurasian Hoopoe (Upupa epops, Τσαλαπετεινός)   and two European […]

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