Tuesday, July 04, 2006

Gull-billed Tern @ Schinias National Park

Yesterday afternoon a Gull-billed Tern was flying over Ag. Triada pond, at Schinias National Park. The weather was very windy and cloudy, which resulted in slow bird activity. However, a surprising bird list of 34 species was achieved, the highlights being
5 Black-necked Grebes, 10 Little Egrets, 8 Grey Herons, 1 Little Bittern, 1 Mute Swan, 6 Ferruginous Ducks, 15 Mallards, 1 Garganey, 1 Common Buzzard, 1 Common Kestrel, 1 Marsh Harrier, 3 Wood Sandpipers, more than 100 Black-winged Stilts, 1 Gull-billed Tern1 Little Owl
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