End of June, 2 full-day trips around Central and Western Lesvos

Motacilla citreola; Lesvos birds; Lesvos birding; Lesvos birdwatching

The highlights of these 2 full-day trips around the wetlands of the Kalloni Gulf and Molivos area (day 1) and Schalochori and Eresos areas (day 2) with Svante and Elizabeth were: DALMATIAN PELICANS, Ruddy Shelducks, Cory’s and Manx Shearwaters, AUDUIN’S GULL, KRUPER’S and Western Rock NUTHATCHES, Sombre Tit, Middle Spotted Woodpecker, ISABELLINE WHEATHEAR, RUFOUS BUSH ROBIN, EASTERN ORPHEAN WARBLER, EASTERN BONELLI’S WARBLERS, OLIVE-TREE WARBLERS, Black-headed Buntings, Woodchat  and MASKED SHRIKES, CRETZSCHMAR’S and CINEREOUS BUNTINGS, Short-toed Eagle, Long-legged Buzzard etc and a bonus of a CITRINE WAGTAIL!

A total of 99 different bird species were recorded.

(photo by Lefteris Kakalis)

Mid-April 2015, guided birding around WESTERN Lesvos

Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola); Lesvos

The highlights of this BIRD PHOTOGRAPHY half-day (08:30-14:30) guided birding trip around VATOUSA, IPSILOU MONASTERY and SIGRI:

Cinereous and Cretzschmar’s Buntings, Isabelline and Black-eared Wheathears, Rock Sparrow, Crag Martin, Blue Rock Thrush, Yellow Wagtails (3 races), Red-rumped Swallows, Masked and Whinchat Shrikes, Little Owl, Purple Herons, Rudy Shelducks and CITRINE WAGTAIL, again.

Mid- April 2015, guided birding around WESTERN Lesvos

Bird photography on Lesvos

The highlights of  this half-day BIRD PHOTOGRAPHY trip (08:30-14:30) around IPSILOU MONASTERY and SIGRI, with Theo and Annelis from Holland:

Cinereous and Cretzschmar’s Buntings, Isabelline, Black-eared and Northern Wheathears, Blue Rock Thrush, Rock Nuthatch, Collared Flycatchers, Redstars, Whinchat Shrikes, Spanish Sparrows, Red-rumped Swallows, Purple and Night Herons, Glossy Ibisses, Ruddy Shelducks and… CITRINE WAGTAIL!