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Abbreviations of Birding sites

 

TH= Thassos Island

DA= Dadia Forest

NE= Nestos area

MA= Makri

MI= Mitrikou Lake

KE= Keramoti

EV= Evros Delta

PL= Porto Lagos

 

 

Between brackets = approx. number of birds recorded

 

1.       

Little Grebe (2)

PL

2.       

Eared Grebe (6)

PL

3.       

Great Cormorant (50+)

PL, NE

4.       

European Shag (4)

PL

5.       

Dalmatian Pelican (50+)

MI

6.       

Mute Swan (1)

PL

7.       

Ferruginous Duck (6)

MI

8.       

Greater Flamingo (500+)

PL

9.       

Little Egret (50+)

Common

10.   

Gray Heron (50+)

Common

11.   

Purple Heron (1)

MI

12.   

Great Egret (4)

EV

13.   

Squacco Heron (5)

TH

14.   

Egyptian Vulture (8)

DA

15.   

Eurasian Griffon Vulture (25+)

DA

16.   

Cinereous Vulture (10+)

DA

17.   

Short-toed Eagle (1)

NE

18.   

Western Marsh-Harrier (4)

MI

19.   

Northern Goshawk (1)

TH

20.   

Common Buzzard (2)

PL, NE

21.   

Long-legged Buzzard (3)

NE, DA

22.   

Lesser Spotted Eagle (2)

PL

23.   

Bonelliís Eagle (1)

DA

24.   

Booted Eagle (4)

DA

25.   

Dipper (1)

Northern Thrace

26.   

Lesser Kestrel (2)

TH

27.   

Eurasian Kestrel (4)

TH, NE

28.   

Eurasian Coot (2)

PL

29.   

Eurasian Curlew (10)

PL

30.   

Common Redshank (50+)

EV, PL

31.   

Marsh Sandpiper (1)

PL

32.   

Common Greenshank (2)

EV

33.   

Common Sandpiper (3)

NE

34.   

Little Stint (3)

PL

35.   

Temminckís Stint (2)

PL

36.   

Curlew Sandpiper (10)

PL

37.   

Eurasian Oystercatcher (1)

PL

38.   

Black-winged Stilt (2)

PL

39.   

Golden Plover (3)

PL

40.   

Little Ringed Plover (2)

PL

41.   

Kentish Plover (4)

PL

42.   

Yellow-legged Gull (100+)

KE

43.   

Mew Gull (2)

KE

44.   

Audouinís Gull (20+)

KE

45.   

Black-headed Gull (3)

KE

46.   

Slender-billed Gull (2)

KE

47.   

Mediterranean Gull (6)

KE

48.   

Common Tern (6)

PL

49.   

Whiskered Tern (2)

MI, PL

50.   

White-winged Tern (6)

MI

51.   

Black Tern (6)

MI

52.   

Caspian Tern (1)

PL

53.   

Rock Dove (1)

MA

54.   

Eurasian Collared-Dove (100+)

Common

55.   

Common Cuckoo (1)

NE

56.   

Alpine Swift (50+)

MA

57.   

Common Swift (100+)

Common

58.   

Pallid Swift (10)

TH

59.   

Common Kingfisher (3)

EV, PL

60.   

Blue Rock Thrush (2)

NE

61.   

European Bee-eater (100+)

MI, NE, PL

62.   

European Roller (3)

NE, PL

63.   

Eurasian Hoopoe (30+)

Common

64.   

Eurasian Wryneck (1)

TH

65.   

Great Spotted Woodpecker (3)

NE

66.   

Syrian Woodpecker (10+)

Fairly common

67.   

Eurasian Jay (6)

TH, PL

68.   

Black-billed Magpie (30+)

NE, PL

69.   

Eurasian Jackdaw (40+)

PL

70.   

Carrion Crow (100+)

Common

71.   

Common Raven (3)

TH

72.   

Golden Oriole (3)

TH, PL, MA

73.   

Red-backed Shrike (75+)

Common

74.   

Lesser Grey Shrike (4)

TH

75.   

Northern Shrike (1)

TH

76.   

Woodchat Shrike (3)

TH

77.   

Masked Shrike (3)

TH, DA

78.   

Blackbird (25+)

Common

79.   

European Starling (100+)

PL, NE

80.   

Spotted Flycatcher (75+)

Common

81.   

Collared Flycatcher (2)

TH

82.   

Semi-collared Flycatcher (1)

PL

83.   

Rufous-tailed Scrub-Robin (1)

TH

84.   

Common Redstart (1)

TH

85.   

Whinchat (5)

TH

86.   

Northern Wheatear (2)

TH

87.   

Black-eared Wheatear (30+)

Common

88.   

Isabelline Wheatear (2)

TH

89.   

Eurasian Treecreeper (1)

TH

90.   

Long-tailed Tit (2)

DA

91.   

Crag Martin (2)

TH

92.   

Barn Swallow (100+)

Common

93.   

Red-rumped Swallow (200+)

Common

94.   

House Martin (100+)

Common

95.   

Zitting Cisticola (2)

PL, NE

96.   

Cettiís Warbler (2)

TH

97.   

Great Reed-Warbler (1)

MI

98.   

Olivaceous Warbler (5)

TH

99.   

Olive-tree Warbler (2)

TH

100.

Icterine Warbler (1)

TH

101.

Willow Warbler (10)

TH

102.

Common Chiffchaff (10+)

TH, DA

103.

Eastern Bonelliís Warbler (1)

TH

104.

Wood Warbler (1)

TH

105.

Blackcap (6)

TH, NE

106.

Greater Whitethroat (25+)

Common

107.

Lesser Whitethroat (6)

TH, DA

108.

Sardinian Warbler (1)

TH

109.

Great Tit (15+)

TH, DA

110.

Blue Tit (8)

TH

111.

Crested Lark (20+)

NE, PL

112.

Wood Lark (1)

PL

113.

Sky Lark (1)

PL

114.

House Sparrow (200+)

Common

115.

Spanish Sparrow (4)

TH

116.

Yellow Wagtail (6)

TH, NE

117.

Gray Wagtail (1)

TH

118.

Common Chaffinch (25+)

TH, DA

119.

Greenfinch (10)

TH, MA

120.

European Goldfinch (30+)

TH, DA

121.

Red Crossbill (20)

DA

122.

Cirl Bunting (6)

TH, MA

123.

Ortolan Bunting (1)

TH

124.

Corn Bunting (15+)

TH