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Abbreviations of Birding sites

 

KP = Kaloni Pool

KSP= Kaloni Saltpans

ER= East River

WR= West River

PV= Potamia Valley & surrounds

AG= Agiassos

NC= North coast & surrounds

DA= Derbyshire & Achladeri

W= Western uplands

PSP= Polychnitos & surrounds

WC= West coast

 

 

Between brackets = approx. number of birds recorded

 

1.       

Little grebe (1)

Dodaars

Near PV

2.       

Mediterranean shearwater (50+)

Vale pijlstormvogel

NC

3.       

Great cormorant (2)

Aalscholver

WR mouth

4.       

European shag (6)

Kuifaalscholver

NC & WC

5.       

Ruddy shelduck (2)

Casarca

DA

6.       

Common shelduck (2)

Bergeend

DA

7.       

Garganey (2)

Zomertaling

KP

8.       

Greater flamingo (200+)

Flamingo

KSP & PSP

9.       

Little egret (70+)

Kleine zilverreiger

WR / ER / WC / KSP

10.   

Grey heron (5)

Blauwe reiger

WR / KP

11.   

Purple heron (1)

Purperreiger

KSP

12.   

Great white egret (5)

Grote zilverreiger

WR / ER

13.   

Squacco heron (15+)

Ralreiger

WR / ER

14.   

Black-crowned night-heron (3)

Kwak

PV

15.   

Little bittern (5)

Woudaapje

WR / ER

16.   

Glossy ibis (35)

Zwarte ibis

KP / KSP

17.   

Black stork (3)

Zwarte ooievaar

WR / ER

18.   

White stork (7)

Ooievaar

WR / ER / KSP

19.   

Short-toed eagle (4)

Slangenarend

NC / Napi valley

20.   

Common buzzard (2)

Buizerd

PV

21.   

Long-legged buzzard (6)

Arendbuizerd

PV / NC / DA

22.   

Lesser-spotted eagle (1)

Schreeuwarend

PV

23.   

Bonelliís eagle (1)

Havikarend

PV

24.   

Booted eagle (3)

Dwergarend

PV / Napi valley

25.   

Lesser kestrel (20)

Kleine torenvalk

W / WC

26.   

Eleonoraís falcon (5)

Eleonora valk

NC

27.   

Eurasian hobby (2)

Boomvalk

NC

28.   

Peregrine falcon (3)

Slechtvalk

NC

29.   

Chukar

Aziatische steenpatrijs

W (heard only)

30.   

Little crake (3)

Klein waterhoen

KP / PV

31.   

Common moorhen (5)

Waterhoen

KSP / WR

32.   

Eurasian coot (2)

Meerkoet

WC

33.   

Common snipe (2)

Watersnip

WR

34.   

Marsh sandpiper (4)

Poelruiter

KP / ER

35.   

Common greenshank (1)

Groenpootruiter

ER

36.   

Wood sandpiper (10+)

Bosruiter

ER / KP / WR

37.   

Common sandpiper (1)

Oeverloper

PSP

38.   

Little stint (50+)

Kleine strandloper

KSP / WR / ER

39.   

Temminckís stint (2)

Temmincks strandloper

KSP

40.   

Dunlin (1)

Bonte strandloper

KSP (alikouda pool)

41.   

Curlew sandpiper (75+)

Krombekstrandloper

KSP

42.   

Ruff (1)

Kemphaan

ER

43.   

Stone curlew (5)

Griel

WR / KSP

44.   

Black-winged stilt (50+)

Steltkluut

KSP / WR / ER

45.   

Pied avocet (75+)

Kluut

KSP

46.   

Common ringed plover (5)

Bontbekplevier

KSP

47.   

Little ringed plover (15+)

Kleine plevier

KSP / WR / ER

48.   

Kentish plover (15+)

Strandplevier

KSP / WR / ER

49.   

Yellow-legged gull (150+)

Geelpootmeeuw

Common throughout

50.   

Whiskered tern (3)

Witwangstern

ER

51.   

White-winged tern (6)

Witvleugelstern

KP / WR

52.   

Black tern (1)

Zwarte stern

ER

53.   

Gull-billed tern (1)

Lachstern

ER

54.   

Common tern (70+)

Visdiefje

Common

55.   

Little tern (50+)

Dwergstern

Common

56.   

Rockdove (10)

Rotsduif

PV

57.   

European turtle-dove (15+)

Zomertortel

PV / NC

58.   

Collared dove (100+)

Turkse tortel

Common

59.   

Common cuckoo (2)

Koekoek

DA (heard only)

60.   

Barn owl (1)

Kerkuil

SK square

61.   

European scops-owl (1)

Dwergooruil

SK (school)

62.   

Little owl (5)

Steenuil

W / ER / KSP

63.   

Long-eared owl (1)

Ransuil

SK (mini-soccer site)

64.   

Eurasian nightjar (h)

Nachtzwaluw

Heard near Malemi hotel

65.   

Alpine swift (20)

Alpengierzwaluw

PV / NC

66.   

Common swift (100+)

Gierzwaluw

Common

67.   

Pallid swift (100+)

Vale gierzwaluw

Common

68.   

European bee-eater (100+)

Bijeneter

KSP / ER / WR

69.   

Hoopoe (2)

Hop

Olive groves

70.   

Middle-spotted woodpecker (6)

Middelste bonte specht

Olive groves

71.   

Eurasian jay (25+)

Gaai

Common

72.   

Jackdaw (25+)

Kauw

WC (off-shore island)

73.   

Carrion crow (100+)

Bonte kraai

Common

74.   

Golden oriole (1)

Wielewaal

PV

75.   

Red-backed shrike (35+)

Grauwe klauwier

ER / WC / NC

76.   

Isabelline shrike (2)

Isabel klauwier

Near Paraskevi

77.   

Lesser grey shrike (1)

Kleine klapekster

KSP

78.   

Woodchat shrike (15)

Roodkop klauwier

PV / DA

79.   

Masked shrike (15)

Maskerklauwier

PV / AG / WR

80.   

Blue rock-thrush (3)

Blauwe rotslijster

PV / NC

81.   

Blackbird (15)

Merel

PV / AG

82.   

Song thrush (1)

Zanglijster

AG

83.   

Rose-coloured starling (7)

Roze spreeuw

Near KSP

84.   

Spotted flycatcher (25+)

Grauwe vliegenvanger

PV / WR / NC

85.   

Pied flycatcher (1)

Bonte vliegenvanger

WC

86.   

Robin (2)

Roodborstje

AG

87.   

Nightingale (50+)

Nachtegaal

ER / AG (common)

88.   

Rufous bush-robin (3)

Rosse waaierstaart

WC / KSP

89.   

Whinchat (4)

Paapje

WC / KSP

90.   

Northern wheatear (3)

Tapuit

WC / NC

91.   

Black-eared wheatear (25+)

Blonde tapuit

W / WC

92.   

Isabelline wheatear (2)

Isabel tapuit

WC

93.   

Kruperís nuthatch (1)

Turkse boomklever

DA

94.   

Rock nuthatch (25+)

Rotsklever

W / NC / PV

95.   

Short-toed treecreeper (2)

Boomklever

AG

96.   

Wren (1)

Winterkoning

AG

97.   

Long-tailed tit (6)

Staartmees

AG

98.   

Sand martin (4)

Oeverzwaluw

NC

99.   

Crag martin (2)

Rotszwaluw

NC

100.

Barn swallow (200+)

Boerenzwaluw

Common

101.

Red-rumped swallow (25+)

Roodstuitzwaluw

W / WC

102.

House martin (200+)

Huiszwaluw

Common

103.

Cettiís warbler (15)

Cettiís zanger

KP / KSP / WR

104.

Saviís warbler (1)

Snor

Parakila marsh

105.

Sedge warbler (1)

Rietzanger

WR

106.

Reed warbler (3)

Kleine karekiet

WR / WC

107.

Marsh warbler (50+)

Bosrietzanger

Common around Kaloni

108.

Great reed warbler (2)

Grote karekiet

WR

109.

Olivaceous warbler (25+)

Vale spotvogel

PV / ER / KP / KSP

110.

Olive-tree warbler (2)

Griekse spotvogel

PV

111.

Willow warbler (5)

Fitis

AG

112.

Chiffchaff (4)

Tjiftjaf

AG

113.

Blackcap (2)

Zwartkop

AG

114.

Lesser whitethroat (3)

Braamsluiper

NC

115.

Orphean warbler (2)

Orpheus grasmus

NC

116.

Ruppellís warbler (3)

Ruppells grasmus

NC

117.

Subalpine warbler (25)

Baardgrasmus

Mostly NC

118.

Sombre tit (8)

Rouwmees

W / WC

119.

Great tit (25+)

Koolmees

PV / DA / AG

120.

Blue tit (15)

Pimpelmees

DA /AG

121.

Short-toed lark (4)

Kortteen leeuwerik

W / ER

122.

Crested lark (100+)

Kuifleeuwerik

Common throughout

123.

Sky lark (6)

Veldleeuwerik

W / WC

124.

House sparrow (250+)

Huismus

Abundant

125.

Spanish sparrow (50+)

Spaanse mus

SK (colony)

126.

White wagtail (1)

Witte kwikstaart

ER

127.

Yellow wagtail (25+)

Gele kwikstaart

Common (black-headed race)

128.

Red-throated pipit (4)

Roodkeelpieper

KP

129.

Chaffinch (75+)

Vink

Common

130.

European serin (8)

Europese kanarie

DA / Megalo Limni

131.

Greenfinch (30+)

Groenling

Common

132.

Goldfinch (100+)

Putter

Common throughout

133.

Linnet (4)

Kneu

W / WC

134.

Cirl bunting (6)

Cirlgors

PV / NC

135.

Cinereous bunting (2)

Smyrna gors

W at Petrified Forest

136.

Cretzchmarís bunting (15+)

Bruinkeel ortolaan

W / NC

137.

Black-headed bunting (100+)

Zwartkop gors

Common throughout

138.

Corn bunting (100+)

Grauwe gors

Common throughout

 

Scientific names of flowers & plants (dutch names between brackets):

 

Cytinus ruber

Reseda alba (reseda)

Pittosporum Tobira (kleefzaad)

Scandix Pecten Veneris

Tordylium Apulum

Asphodellus Fistulosus

Asphodellus Aestivus

Urginea Maritima (zee-ui)

Bellis Annua (meizoentje)

Anthemis Maritima (schubkamille)

Osyris Alba

Glaucium Flavum Crantz (gele hoornpapaver)

Euphorbia Characias (wolfsmelk)

Ecballium Elaterium (spring komkommer)

Foeniculum Vulgare (venkel)

Ferula Communis (schijnvenkel)

Nicotiana Glauca (tabaksplant)

Verbascum Sinuatum (toorts)

Agave Americana (honderdjarige aloe)

Helichrysum Stoechas (strobloem)

Phagnalon Rupestre

Inula Crithmoides (alant)

Inula Verbascifolia

Pallenis Spinosa

Chrysanthemum Coronarium (korenbloem)

Calicotome Villosa

Spartium Junceum

Ononis Natrix (stalkruid)

Medicago Arborea (rupsklaver)

Lotus Cytisoides (rolklaver)

Silene Colorata Poir (silene)

Dactylorhiza Romana

Lavatera Cretica (lavendel)

Cistus Creticus (rotsroos)

Nerium Oleander (oleander)

Convolvulus Althaeoides (winde)

Carpobrotus Acinaciformis (carpobrotus)

Allium Roseum (sier-ui)

Picnomon Acarna

Notobasis Syriaca

Galactites Tomentosa

Silybum Marianum (mariadistel)

Frifolium Stellatum†††

Gladiolus Italicus

Limodorum Abortivum

Orchis Lactea Poir

Orchis Morio††

Serapias Lingua

Anchusa Italica Retz (ossetong)

Campanula Podocarpa Boiss (klokjesbloem)

Muscari Neglectum Guss

Gynandriris Sisyrinchium

Echinops Ritro

Lupinus Micranthus Guss

Psoralea Bituminosa (schuberwt)

Echium Plantagineum (slangenkruid)

Lavandula Stoechas (franse lavendel)

Rosmarinus Officinalis (rozemarijn)

Adiantum Capillus Veneris

Asplenium Onopteris (streepvaren)

Pinus Pinea (pijnboom)

Cypressus Sempervirens (italiaanse cipres)

Castanea Sativa Mill (tamme kastanje)

Ficus Carica (vijgenboom)

Platanus Orientalis (plataan)

Sarcopoterium Spinosum

Urtica Pilulifera (brandnetel)

Lagurus Ovatus

Arundo Donax

Smilax Aspera (struikwinde)

Scolymus Hispanicus

 

 

 

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