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Sunday, March 24, 2013
Great Spotted Cuckoos are back!
Once very rare and local, the Great Spotted Cuckoo has become regular and widespread summer visitor in Athens. Favoured by the large increase of Magpie population, a good number of pairs can be seen in various sites around Athens, especially in the Mesogeia Plain. I think that this is the only positive contribution of the Magpies in biodiversity of Attica...