Monday, January 17, 2011

Athens & Evia Island 3-day trip

3-day Birding Tour
MAY 6, 7, 8th, 2011

Olive-tree Warbler and Rock Partridge: Just two of Evia's highlights

This 3 days trip includes major birding areas of Central Greece, different habitats and a great variety of target species. It combines
a. Schinias National Park, Pendeli Mt, Loutsa Lagoon, Spata area, Oropos Estuary
b. Imittos Mt, Kesariani Aesthetic Forest, Kareas Monasteri,
c. Evia Island
(Dystos Lake, Aliveri Hills, Styra Port)

Thus, in just 3 days few day, we will
visit estuaries, lagoons, lakes, dense forests, Mediterranean shrub areas and much more, while we will have the opportunity to do some sea birding while on ferry to Evia (1hour).

For more information about the trip, download the full itinerary

Booking information: contact me

Black-headed Bunting and Sombre Tit

Black-eared Wheatear and Black-headed Wagtail (feldegg race)

Top 20 species

Yelkouan Shearwater, Long-legged Buzzard, Lesser Kestrel, Red-footed Falcon, Eleonorae’s Falcon, Rock Partridge, Slender-billed Gull, Rock Nuthatch, Black-eared Wheatear, Rueppell’s Warbler, Eastern Orphean Warbler, Olive-tree Warbler, Woodchat Shrike, Sombre Tit, Black-headed Bunting, Cretzschmar’s Bunting

Short-toed Eagle & Eastern Orphean Warbler

Target species:

Cory’s Shearwater, Yelkouan Shearwater, Squacco Heron, Black-crowned Night Heron, Little Bittern, Greater Flamingo, Spoonbill, Glossy Ibis, Great Egret, Pallid Harrier, Long-legged Buzzard, Lesser Kestrel, Red-footed Falcon, Eleonorae’s Falcon, Black-winged Stilt,, Kentish Plover, Rock Partridge, Chukar, Slender-billed Gull, Audouin’s Gull, Mediterranean Gull, Gull-billed Tern, Whiskered Rern, Black Tern, Turtle Dove, Great Spotted Cuckoo, Alpine Swift, Pallid Swift, Roller, Short-toed Lark, Red-rumped Swallow, Hoopoe, Scops Owl, Rufous Scrub Robin, Blue Rock Thrush, Rock Nuthatch, Black-eared Wheatear, Rueppell’s Warbler, Cretzschmar’s Bunting, Olivaceous Wabler, Olive-tree Warbler Moustached Warbler, Zitting Cisticola, Woodchat Shrike, Sombre Tit, Penduline Tit, Rock Sparrow, Spanish Sparrow, Rock Bunting, Black-headed Bunting

Rueppell's Warbler & Cretzschmar's Bunting breed around Athens

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