Monday, June 13, 2005

Glossy Ibis @ Shinias Wetland, Athens


30 Glossy Ibises were counted at the marshes of Shinias Wetland, on April 9th 2005, during spring migration. Only one of theses individuals was observed on June 11th 2005
Due to the presence of this species in considerable numbers every year, the area is an IBA (Important Bird Area) according to Birdlife International. There are 4 IBAs around Athens: Shinias, Sounio, Mt. Parnitha and Mt. Hymettus. Posted by Hello
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