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Due to a variety of problems, including lack of electricity, ringing this season was delayed for a few days. The weather was not on our side either and it is still windy but we managed to ring: Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata, Σταχτομυγοχάφτης), Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus, Θαμνοφυλλοσκόπος), Subalpine Warbler (Sylvia cantillans,Κοκκινοτσιροβάκος), Icterine Warbler(Hippolais icterina,Κιτρινοστριτσίδα). We […]

At last, the electrical problems on the island have been fixed and we are back in the present times, with electrical power and internet connection. Many thanks to Fotini, the doctor of the island, who let us cook at her place! The first day with no electricity has been a good day for the eyes […]

Early this morning the wind was still strong, but the day was bright, the air clear, and we climbed the hill with the hope of some nice spotting. And so we spotted, in the afternoon, a Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) juvenile, mobbed by several Eleonora’s Falcons. The first hours passed with no birds. Few minutes after […]

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