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Birding around the east of Cyprus 27th March 2018

A lovely day out today visiting Paralimni Lake, Cape Greco, Agia Napa Sewage Works and Ormedeia. A few record photos of a Citrine Wagtail and Spotted Crake seen at Paralimni, a Greater Short-toed Lark at Cape Greco and a Masked Shrike at Agia Napa Sewage Works.
Other interesting species seen were Bimaculated Lark, Pallid Harrier, Woodchat Shrike, Eastern Bonelli’s Warbler, singing Olivaceous and Willow Warbler, Audouin’s Gull, migrating Garganey and two stunning male Common Redstart.

Citrine Wagtail, Paralimni Lake 27th March 2018 (1 of 1)

Citrine Wagtail, Paralimni Lake, 27th March 2018 (c) Cyprus Birding Tours

Masked Shrike, Agia Napa Sewage Works, 27th March 2018 (1 of 1)

Masked Shrike, Agia Napa Sewage Works, 27th March 2018 (c) Cyprus Birding Tours

Spotted Crake, Paralimni Lake 27th March 2018 (1 of 1)

Spotted Crake, Paralimni Lake, 27th March 2018 (c) Cyprus Birding Tours

Greater Short-toed Lark, Cape Greco 27th March 2018 (1 of 1)

Greater Short-toed Lark, Cape Greco, 27th March 2018 (c) Cyprus Birding Tours


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A little birding today at Cape Greco and Larnaca 25th March 2015

An hour’s bird watching at Cape Greco was short and sweet with a Bimaculated Lark and two male Pallid Harrier at Cape Greco and several male Subalpine and Ruppell’s Warbler around plus a male and female Eastern Orphean Warbler. At Larnaca later in the day the highlight was a Little Gull with a large flock of Ruff feeding on a newly harvested field at dusk.

 Interesting sightings of the day:
Meneou Beach – Ruppell’s Warbler 2m
Meneou Pool – Greater Flamingo c60
Larnaca Airport Pools South – Greater Flamingo c200, Black-winged Stilt 32, Little Gull 1, Ruff 3, Common Redshank 2
Larnaca Sewage Works fields – Ruff c100 feeding at dusk on field, Cyprus Wheatear 1m, Ruppell’s Warbler 2m, Grey Heron 2 overflying heading E
Cape Greco – Subalpine Warbler 3m, Eastern Orphean Warbler 2, Ruppell’s Warbler 1m, Cyprus Wheatear 2m, Pallid Harrier 2m, Bimaculated Lark 1 flew into field then off inland (possibly in off sea), Greater Short-toed Lark 22
Oroklini Beach – Eurasian Hoopoe 1