Crete Birding

                                                   Blog February 2016

Due to illness and internet/laptop problems we have not managed to do a daily page. This month will just be a list of birds seen between  5th -29th February at Kaliviani .

 

 

 

                                              Total species for February 

53 species for the month from Kaliviani.......

Booted Eagle 1 7th .....Common Buzzard 450+ migrating during last week....Stonechat....Chaffinch....             Peregrine Falcon 4.... Kestrel 4....Linnet....Griffon Vulture max 18....Raven ....Hooded Crow....                             Long-legged Buzzard 1  8th.... Yellow-legged Gull.... Shag 1.... Blackbird....Collared Dove.... Crag Martin.... Woodlark.... Chukar .... Black Redstart.... Robin....Cetti's Warbler.... Blackcap.... White Wagtail.... Cormorant 4.... Chiffchaff.... Greenfinch....Hen Harrier 1 13th.... Sparrowhawk 3.... Song Thrush.... Blue Rock Thrush ....                   Sardinian Warbler....  Crested Lark.... Goldfinch.... Great Tit.... Barn Owl 16th.... Scops Owl 16th.... Serin  ...       Blue Tit.... Grey Wagtail 1.... Common Sandpiper 1 .... Meadow Pipit.... Isabelline Wheatear 1 earliest spring date 18th.... Northern Wheatear 1 earliest spring date 18th.... Barn Swallow.... total 23 19th+23rd+28th.... Swift 8 19th.... House Martin 4 total 19th + 26th....Egyptian Vulture 1 adult 22nd.... Bonelli's Eagle 2...Hoopoe First for spring 22nd....Italian Sparrow.... Rock Dove..... Corn Bunting..... Red Kite 1 27th.....