Friday, June 10, 2005

Birds at Rafina's port

While taking the boat to the greek island, take a break at Rafina, the 2nd biggest port of Athens. At the right side of the port, beside the beach, there is a small stream, where lots of birds find a spot to rest and feed. Since October, I have observed 39 species that are listed below...

Cormorant, Little Bittern, Little Egret, Water Rail, Moorhen
Turnstone, Temminck's Stint, Curlew Sandpiper, Little Ringed Plover, Wood Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, Marsh Sandpiper, Ruff, Jack Snipe, Black-headed Gull
Rock Dove, Collared Dove, Swift, Kingfisher, Skylark, Crested Lark, Swallow, House Martin
Pied Wagtail, Grey Wagtail, Yellow Wagtail, Water Pipit, Blackcap, Sardinian Warbler
Chiffchaff, Black redstart, Robin, Corn Bunting, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, House sparrow
Magpie, Crow
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