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Cyprus Birding Tours Trip report: Morning’s guiding, 24th October 2012, Akrotiri

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Out around Akrotiri this morning with Eoghan and his family for a few hours. The trip was mainly for young  Eoghan who was keen to see new birds and already has some pretty impressive ID skills. We saw the following –

Akrotiri Salt Lake – Cattle Egret 6, Little Egret 20+, Great Egret 2, Grey Heron c200. Greater Flamingo 600+, Mallard, Teal, Shoveler

Phassouri Reed Beds – Cattle Egret 1, Honey Buzzard 1, Black Kite 1, Marsh Harrier 1m and 1f, Common Kestrel 3, Red-footed Falcon 2, Common Woodpigeon 10+, Common Stonechat 5, Cetti’s Warbler 3, Red-backed Shrike 1 juv, Spanish Sparrow 20, Chaffinch 2, Mallard 30+, Red-throated Pipit 6

Lady’s Mile – Kentish Plover 150, Little Stint c50, Dunlin 10

Zakaki Marsh  – Barn Swallow 3, White Wagtail 2, Honey Buzzard 5, Black Kite 1

Kensington Cliffs – Eleonora’s Falcon 5, Griffon Vulture 1

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