Sunday, March 11, 2007

Imittos Mt, Athens

At last ... Spring is here! Birds start to pose in tree branches while singing is warming up day by day. Today we took a walk up to Imittos Mt (Athens), with a very windy weather and temperature 8-12 degrees Celcius.
However, we got some nice pics from singing Goldfinches, Stonechats, even Chukar! Highlights of the day were Blue Rock Thrush, Rock Thrush, Chukar, Eleonorae's Falcon, Firecrest, Sombre Tit, Cirl Bunting.

The complete bird list for Sunaday, March 11th is the following:
Common Buzzard, Eleonorae's Falcon, Chukar, Yellow-legged Gull, Collared Dove, Dunnock, Robin, Stonechat, Black Redstart, Blue Rock Thrush, Rock Thrush, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Jay, Magpie, Sardinian Warbler, Chiffchaff, Firecrest, Great Tit, Coal Tit, Sombre Tit, House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Greenfinch, Serin, Cirl Bunting


A Chukar patroling the area...





"Are you talking to me?" Goldfinch



Beautiful anemone carpet at Imittos Mt in the olive tree orchard






Greenfinch singing






Serin singing









Stonechat perching














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