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The 5th day of migration monitoring has been quite a good day. Several flocks of European Honey Buzzard (Pernis apivorus, Σφηκιάρης) made up a sum of 72, and we counted 21 Black Kite (Milvus migrans, Τσίφτης) – two in the morning and one flock of 19 with two honey buzzards in the late afternoon – […]

Those how have been following this blog for a while, should have understand that I really like Garden Warblers ( Sylvia borin, Κηποτσιροβάκος); also known as the “Superior” on Antikythira. Today during some point counts the first of the species was observed for this season, doing what they do best this time of the year. […]

Most of the Honey Buzzards passing over Antikythira are usually seen in the last ten days of August. We wait for them and a new volunteer, Christopher, came just in time to scan the sky with us. As a welcome, one Western Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus, Καλαμόκιρκος), the first one for this Count, passed today […]

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