Saturday, September 15, 2007
Kos Island, Dodecanese
Greek islands provide excellent chances for birdwatching, especially during spring and autumn migration. Kos island offers a variety of habitats, from wetlands like Psalidi and Tigaki, pine forests in Zia, rocky cliffs over Kardamena and agricultural areas all over the island.
A short list from a half-day tour of the island, mid September 2007
Buzzard, Kestrel, Little Ringed Plover, Redshank, Greenshank, Little Stint, Yellow-legged Gull, Alpine Swift, Pallid Swift, Common Swift, Kingfisher, Bee-eater, Crested Lark, Flycatcher, Wood Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Sardinian Warbler, Coal Tit, Great Tit, Red-backed Shrike, Magpie, Hooded Crow, Jackdaw, Chaffinch, House Sparrow