Crete Birding

Per Rasmussen May 3rd -8th 2014

Agia Lake May 3.

Squacco Heron 4

Purple Heron 2

Little Bittern 3

Cetti's Warbler 4

Grey Heron 1

Red-rumped Swallow 1

Eastern Olivaceous Warbler 2

Baillon's Crake 2-3

Little Creke 3

Common Buzzard 2

Wood Sandpiper 10

Great Reed Warbler 2

Spotted Flycatcher 3

Raven 1

Grey Wagtail 2

Common Stonechat 1

Woodchat Shrike 1

Common Sandpiper 2

Temminck's Stint 1

Eleonora's Falcon 1

Alpine Swift 1

Yellow Wagtail 2

 

Deliana gorge May 3.

Griffon Vulture 10

Cetti’s Warbler 10

Turtle Dove 2

Sardinian Warbler 5

Blackcap 10

Blue Rock Thrush 3

Common Kestrel 2

Alpine Swift 2

 

Kourtaliotiko gorge May 4.

Griffon Vulture 20

Red-billed Chough 3

Blue Rock Thrush 2

Raven 2

Alpine Swift 3

Bonelli's Eagle 2 AD

Common Kestrel 2

Black-eared Wheatear 1

Red-rumped Swallow 1

 

Frangokastello May 4.

European Bee-eater 6

Crested Lark 3

Eurasian Golden Oriole 1

Meadow Pipit 1

 

Samaria gorge/Omalos May 5.

Common Stonechat 3

Wood lark 2

Eurasian Jay 4

Griffon Vulture 20

Lammergeier 1 AD Seen at Omalos and at the entrance to the gorge. Same bird.

Corn Bunting 1

Black-eared Wheatear 2

Common Linnet 5

Crag Martin 3

Common Kestrel 1

Short-toed Treecreeper 1

Red-billed Chough 2

Red-billed Chough/Alpine Chough 5

Sardinian Warbler 3

Raven 3

Rock Dove 10

Alpine Swift 1


The road near Ano Vouves May 5.

Raven 10

European Bee-eater 12

 

Agia Lake May 7.

Booted Eagle 1 pale morph

Night Heron 2

Little Egret 3

Alpine Swift 7

Sand Martin 30

Cetti’s Warbler 5

Yellow Wagtail 1

Little Stint 2

Squacco Heron 4

Yellow-legged gull 30

Little Grebe 5

Northern Lapwing 1

Purple Heron 1

Common Swift 50

Marsh Harrier 1

Little Creke 2

Wood Sandpiper 5

Grey Heron 1

Whiskered Tern 2

Eastern Olivaceous Warbler 3

Eleonora's Falcon 1

Mallard 1

Mute Swan 1

Ruff 10

Serin 1

Sardinian Warbler 1

 

Souda Bay War Cemetery May 8.

Eastern Olivaceous Warbler 3

Serin 2

 

Georgiopolis lake May 8.

Reed Warbler 1

Little Grebe 3

Pygmy Cormorant 1

Serin 2

Sardinian Warbler 1

Little Bittern 1

Little Egret 1

Common Sandpiper 3

Buzzard 2

Raven 1

 

Kournas lake May 8.

Little Egret 1

Red-rumped Swallow 2

Eleonora's Falcon 1

Eurasian Jay 1

 

Yellow-legged gull 30