We started from Hymettus Mt, were we encountered Rueppell's Warbler, Subalpine Warbler, surprisingly missed Blue Rock Thrush and Rock Nuthatch.
We continued in Spata fields, which are still full of water, so this helped us to see a nice Whiskered Tern! Other species were Glossy Ibis, Purple Heron, Squacco herons, Black-winged Stilts.
Our next stop was Artemis (Loutsa) lagoon, were we heard the monotonous flight song of Zitting Cisticolas. It was only until we reached Vravrona Estuary that we managed to have great looks of this tiny little bird.
|Zitting Cisticola at Vravrona fields, performing gymnastics!|
The highlights of the day were:
a. Two Rufous Scrub Robins, at their ordinary patch, displaying and singing non stop, at Vravrona fields, close to Athens Airport.
|Rufous Scrub Robin at Vravrona fields|
|Black-headed Bunting singing on a thirstle|
Olivaceous Warbler (heard)
Sedge Warbler (heard)
Reed Warbler (heard) Woodchat Shrike
Lesser Grey Shrike
Rufous Bush Robin