This year I was not able to visit mount Hymettus during the migration period. The only exception was when I went see the Pallas’s Warbler. So a few days ago I did a short visit there early in the morning. I only had one hour available to me so there was no time to . . . → Read More: Hymettus

Lesvos (part 2)

On Sunday we went to the small inland lake near Dafia village early in the morning. Our goal was to see the Baillon’s Crake that was spotted there the previous day but we missed it for a few minutes. We found only this Little Crake feeding in the reeds of the lake.

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Lesvos (part 1)

Last weekend I visited Lesvos. Lesvos is a very popular destination for birdwatchers and photographers. This is for two main reasons. The first is that it combines a wide variety of habitats with the most famous being the Kalloni saltworks. The second reason is that a number of bird species very difficult (if not . . . → Read More: Lesvos (part 1)

Easter at Kalamas river Delta

I spend my Easter holidays at Thesprotia so I had the opportunity to visit Kalamas river delta twice. Therein lies one of the less famous wetlands of western Greece shaded by Amvrakikos gulf, Messolonghi or Gialova lagoon. This does not mean it lacks in beauty, variety and number of species that can be observed . . . → Read More: Easter at Kalamas river Delta