Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Imittos Mt, Sunday May 13th

A very hot day for birding in Athens (reaching 34 degrees celcius), capital of Greece. However birdwatching near the city is always fun. Some nice spring visitors were recorded during a morning walk at Imittos Mt.
Highlights were Turtle Dove (heard), Chukar, Rueppell's Warbler, Subalpine Warbler, Sombre Tit, Rock Nuthatch, Cretzschmar's Bunting.

The complete bird list for May 13th 2007 is the following:
Eurasian Buzzard, Eurasian Kestrel, Yellow-legged Gull, Turtle Dove (heard), Little Owl, Common Swift, Pallid Swift, Barn Swallow, House Martin, Blue Rock Thrush, Blackbird, Rueppell's Warbler, Subalpine Warbler, Sardinian Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher, Stonechat, Northern Wheatear, Black-eared Wheatear, Sombre Tit, Great Tit, Rock Nuthatch, Short-toed Treecreeper, Red-backed Shrike, Jay, Magpie, House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Serin, Cirl Bunting (heard), Cretzschmar's Butning.
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