Emberiza calandra

•05/04/2014 • 1 Comment

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Two Corn Buntings (Τσιφτάς) from two different areas of central Greece.
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It’s one of the most convenient species to photograph.

5/3 – 15/3/2014.

Pandion haliaetus

•05/04/2014 • Leave a Comment

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An Osprey (Ψαραετός) from the large wetlands areas of Acheloos estuaries.
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In this case i would prefer a closer distance or a telephoto lens with a longer focus distance.

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15-22/3/2014.

Oenanthe isabellina

•05/04/2014 • Leave a Comment
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Isabelline Wheatear

Until recently it was believed that Isabelline Wheatear (Αμμοπετρόκλης) was a rare passage spring visitor from Greece. The increase of observers proved that during the last days of March they are not at all uncommon migrants.

22/3/2014.

Picus viridis

•09/03/2014 • Leave a Comment

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A male Green Woodpecker (Πράσινος Δρυοκολάπτης) at the Woodpeckers stronghold, the forests by the lake Kerkini.

3/2/2014.

Sterna sandvicensis

•26/02/2014 • Leave a Comment

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Sandwich Terns (Χειμωνογλάρονα) are one of the winter urban birding attractions.

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They use to search for prey along the coastline, even in the ports of the city.

21-26/1/2014.

Circus aeruginosus

•24/02/2014 • Leave a Comment

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A female Marsh Harrier (Καλαμόκιρκος) making a sudden change of her flight.

11/1/2014

Montrifringilla nivalis

•11/02/2014 • Leave a Comment

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Last early June (1/6/2013), with weather conditions more like winter (dense fog, cold and snowhail , suddenly a confused Snowfinch (Χιονόστρουθος) appeared through the fog in front of us !

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From Vardousia mt looking south under the autumn sun rays.
9/11/2013.

 
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