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The day starting with practically no wind but progressively it build up. Nevertheless we ringed around 80 birds and 1/3 of them were Wood Warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix, Δασοφυλλοσκόπος). Eurasian Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus, Συκοφάγος) are still around, we ringed 10 today. Other species ringed today:   Sand Martin (Riparia riparia, Οχθοχελίδονο) Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis, […]

Strong winds since early morning but nevertheless we managed to have a good day with more than 130 birds in total. Two new trapped for the season, the Red-rumped Swallow (Cecropis daurica, Μιλτοχελίδονο) and the Sand Martin (Riparia riparia, Οχθοχελίδονο). The island is also full of Eurasian Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus, Συκοφάγος) and we managed […]

The first really busy day today with 120 birds! The day started with a Eurasian Scops Owl (Otus scops, Γκιώνης) and a European Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus, Γιδοβύζι). The first round also included some Eurasian Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus, Συκοφάγος). In the end of the day we ringed 12 of them in total. Other fancy species […]

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