The Quarantine birds

More than a year has passed since the beginning of the restrictive measures due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Just a few weeks ago things started to slowly return to normal. All this time most of us should stay indoors with minimal opportunities for walks outside the house. Traveling (even nearby) was out of the . . . → Read More: The Quarantine birds


I have to admit that I haven’t posted anything new for a while now but that doesn’t mean my photo excursions have stopped. This year the spring migration appeared to be somewhat sluggish and the birds fewer compared to last year. Perhaps this year’s weather with the constant South winds wasn’t very helpful on . . . → Read More: Spring

Harriers: The spring visitors of the vineyards at Spata

Last days I wanted to write something about the small seasonal lake at Spata just beside the Athens International Airport. Thousands of migrating birds spend some days in the pond and in the area around the flooded fields. Yesterday I even saw an Osprey(!) fishing(?) there. However most of that has already been said . . . → Read More: Harriers: The spring visitors of the vineyards at Spata