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Cyprus Birding Tours Trip Report: Two Mornings guiding around Paphos 26th & 28th August 2015

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Two mornings around the Paphos area with early starts to avoid the lingering summer heat enabled Andy to see some target species and catch up with several early migrants.

Highlights from locations visited:

26th August:

Minthis Hills – Cyprus Wheatear, Eurasian Hobby, Eastern Olivaceous Warbler, Spectacled Warbler, Red-backed, Lesser Grey and Masked Shrike, Cretzschmar’s Bunting, European Bee-eater

Arodes – Long-legged Buzzard, Eurasian Turtle Dove, European Roller, Red-rumped Swallow, Red-backed, Lesser Grey and Masked Shrike

Polis Chrysochou Bay – Garganey, Glossy Ibis

28th August:

Paphos Headland – Greater Sand Plover

Paphos Sewage Works – Glossy Ibis, Eleonora’s Falcon, Spur-winged Lapwing, Eurasian Hoopoe, Yellow Wagtail, Red-backed, Masked and Lesser Grey Shrike, Spanish Sparrow

Mandria – Collared Pratincole 1, Eurasian Turtle Dove, Eurasian Hoopoe, Yellow Wagtail, Lesser Grey Shrike

Asprokremmos Dam area – Chukar, Cyprus Wheatear, Spectacled Warbler, Cyprus Warbler, Woodchat Shrike

Total number of species: 46

Grey Heron, Glossy Ibis, Garganey, Long-legged Buzzard, Common Kestrel, Eurasian Hobby, Eleonora’s Falcon, Chukar, Collared Pratincole, Greater Sand Plover, Spur-winged Lapwing, Yellow-legged Gull, Common Woodpigeon, Eurasian Collared Dove, Eurasian Turtle Dove, European Bee-eater, European Roller, Eurasian Hoopoe, Crested Lark, Barn Swallow, Red-rumped Swallow, Common House Martin, Yellow Wagtail, Cyprus Wheatear, Cetti’s Warbler, Zitting Cisticola, Eastern Olivaceous Warbler, Spectacled Warbler, Sardinian Warbler, Cyprus Warbler, Willow Warbler, Great Tit, Red-backed Shrike, Lesser Grey Shrike, Woodchat Shrike, Masked Shrike, Eurasian Magpie, Western Jackdaw, Hooded Crow, House Sparrow, Spanish Sparrow, European Greenfinch, European Goldfinch, Common Linnet, Cretzschmar’s Bunting, Corn Bunting

 Lesser Grey Shrike Mandria 28th August 2015 (c) Cyprus Birding Tours

Lesser Grey Shrike Mandria 28th August 2015 (c) Cyprus Birding Tours

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