It was good to meet up with Ann and Peter again for the first of our four trips out this month. Today we spent four hours around Agia Varvara, Anarita Park and Mandria to give them a feel for what was around at the start of their holiday here.
Highlights per location:
Agia Varvara – Long-legged Buzzard, Black Francolin 2h, Green Sandpiper 3, Great Spotted Cuckoo 1, European Serin 20+, Corn Bunting c40
Anarita Park – Common Quail 1h, Little Owl 1, Cyprus Wheatear 1m and 1f, Blue Rock Thrush 2m and 1f, Lesser Whitethroat 1, Cretzschmar’s Bunting 2+, Corn Bunting 20+
Mandria – European Shag 2, Isabelline Wheatear 1
Total species seen – 43
Little Grebe, European Shag, Mallard, Long-legged Buzzard, Common Kestrel, Chukar, Black Francolin, Common Quail, Green Sandpiper, Yellow-legged Gull, Common Woodpigeon, Eurasian Collared Dove, Great Spotted Cuckoo, Little Owl, Common Swift, Crested Lark, Barn Swallow, Meadow Pipit, White Wagtail, Western Black Redstart, Common Stonechat, Isabelline Wheatear, Cyprus Wheatear, Blue Rock Thrush, Song Thrush, Cetti’s Warbler, Zitting Cisticola, Sardinian Warbler, Cyprus Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Eurasian Blackcap, Common Chiffchaff, Eurasian Magpie, Western Jackdaw, Hooded Crow, House Sparrow, Common Chaffinch, European Serin, European Greenfinch, European Goldfinch, Common Linnet, Cretzschmar’s Bunting, Corn Bunting.