The “Magic” Tree

It was Sunday the 17th of September when I went with Chris at Spata (Athens) for another visit. I am participating in a Hellenic Ornithological Society program and I am visiting the place at least every two months. The place is mainly a rural area with many vineyards. Unfortunately there were many hunters in . . . → Read More: The “Magic” Tree

A 1700 Km long Birdwatching Weekend (Part 2)

It was Saturday afternoon when we left Thessaloniki after our visit to Gallicos river delta. We arrived at my father’s village late at night after a three hours drive. During our trip we encountered very heavy rain and worried that the weather will not help us visit “Romeiko” and “Taratsa”, two of the highest . . . → Read More: A 1700 Km long Birdwatching Weekend (Part 2)

A 1700 Km long Birdwatching Weekend (Part 1)

The plan was simple. Departure from Athens was scheduled at Friday afternoon and we were suppose to spend the night at Thessaloniki, so that I could be at Galikos river delta early in the morning. The reason for this visit was one Red and five Red-necked Phalaropes that were observed there some days before, . . . → Read More: A 1700 Km long Birdwatching Weekend (Part 1)