Crete Birding


Crete-Birding and Wild Flowers of Crete

GREEK WILDLIFE RESCUE    .....Any wild bird or animal needs to be sent here, unfortunately it means a ferry trip to the mainland. Anek do not charge for this service see details on site. This does work we have sent another Barn Owl for assistance after it was hit by a car.

The Greek Ornithological Society  

Direct link to Antikythera Bird Observatory Spring/Autumn migration  Find out whats heading our way. Antikythera lies just north of the most westerly tip of the Gramvousa peninsula. A two hour  trip from Kissamos on the once a week ferry.

               Eleonora's Falcon....Falco eleonorae tracking link.....



Nikos Samaritakis

Excellent wildlife images for Crete   http:////

For all Western Crete Wildlife    Run by Roy and Raye Robinson , excellent site where we post our day by day diary in a monthly format, with lots more of our images.


Based in Athens this blogspot is ideal for birding all of Greece Run by a group of Greek birders, trying to raise worldwide interest in birdwatching in Greece. We have a blog, feel free to browse and see what's hot around the country.
We also make short bird tours around Athens and Greece's mainland, you can visit where we also have trip reports, species lists and a picture gallery.

Anastasios Sakoulis

Thassos has produced several books on Crete and its nature along with some nice wildlife images

Wildlife Photography from Manos    Manos Papadomanolakis from Souda, Crete, Greece.

Really stunning images here, well worth a visit to this site.   

Natural History Museum of Crete 

Park for the Preservation of Flora & Fauna Technical University of Crete

Action for the conservation of Mediterranean Ponds in Crete

Birding in Northern Greece.

Julian Bell's Birding site

Includes trip reports and lovely images of Crete, there are also lots of links to the island. Well worth a look as there are other locations visited, the Norway section is brilliant.

Jenny Neal...flora & fauna of Crete

all things birding includes forums from flowers to insects

Another excellent wildlife site  and a great help for identification

Butterflies and moths of Europe...... by Walter Schoen...Germany

Turtle Protection Society of Greece

 Another mediterranean birding site 

Another of our neighbouring islands