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  • Κιτρινοσουσουράδα / Yellow Wagtail (Motacila flava) (E. Stets)

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September is a transitional period in the migration of birds for the Delta, as some of them are departing and moving to the south, while the arrivals of those who winter in the area has slowly started. The rains have comperatively delayed, having as a result only a few areas to be covered with freshwater. Generally, the numbers of birds are quite small, but with several species to be observed. The last recording of birdlife was made by the scientific…
On 5/9/2013 the personnel of Evros Delta Management Authority released three young White Storks in Evros Delta. The birds had been in Thessaloniki for rehabilitation, at the society of “Action for Wildlife”. Before their release, White Storks were ringed with ELSA rings in order to be able to recognize them from distance and collect data for their movements.  The birds were released in Loutros torrent, an area of Evros Delta that still has freshwater. We hope they will follow the…
According to the last data (www.evros-delta.gr  “White Stork Migration”) already 5 birds are in Africa. Pelopidas, Nenni, Lina and Sylvia are located at the borders of Sudan with Chad, having covered more than 4.000 km! Petros is still in Sudan, while Vasilia following a different route is in the west coast of Saudi Arabia. Sophocles is located in Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, whereas Spithas is still in Israel.   Unfortunately, Dimitris and Hercules didn’t accomplish their journey. The staff of…
Evros Delta Management Authority implements ringing expeditions for passerines.  From 17 to 25 of August we ringed 1247 birds from 35 species, monitoring the autumn migration. The most numerous species that we caught were the Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus, the Eurasian Reed Warbler A. scirpaceus and the Great Reed Warbler A. arundinaceus. We recovered 10 birds, of which a Great Reed Warbler had a ring from Italy, a Eurasian Reed Warbler from Bulgaria and 8 birds that were ringed in…
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