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Average day in numbers, but great in species! The first observation of the day was an eagle. What eagle’ A Misterious Eagle, told because it was gliding in awful light. Later on, two more eagles: a juvenile Lesser Spotted, behind our back, and a light Booted.   Meanwhile, the first Marsh Harriers and Sparrowhawks were […]

During the last few days the thunderstorm laying off the coast has made our conversation delightful after dinner, outside of the house. Today the first rains came to Antikythira and we could observe a tornado over the sea, the autumn is here. We closed our nets one hour early because of the rain but even so […]

The morning was plain with only several Marsh Harriers and a few Black Kites and Honey Buzzards, and some Grey Herons, but the afternoon has been interesting. First, two eagles appeared from distance and quite high altitude. One was a juvenile Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca, Βασιλαετός),  while the other was probably an adult Lesser-spotted Eagle (Aquila […]

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