30 November, 2006

Lesvos Part 7 of 7, 17th May, 2006

Little Tern could be seen daily at the salt pans.

Little Tern

White stork feed at the salt pans and nest on suitable stuctures in surrounding towns and villages.

White Stork

European Bee Eater at the salt pans.

Bee Eater

Bee Eater

Olivaceous Warbler at the salt pans - miles from its usual haunts !

Olivaceous Warbler

A male Red-backed Shrike along the track to the 'Goat Pit'.

Red-backed Shrike

Yellow-legged Gull over the 'Goat Pit'. This area is not for the squeamish !

Yellow-legged Gull

Eastern Black-eared Wheatear.

Black-eared Wheatear

The Crested Lark is common here and approachable.

Crested lark

This Middle-spotted Woodpecker was very shy. It has a bill full of food for its offspring but the nest was well hidden deep in a fenced Olive grove.

Middle-spotted Woodpecker

This Eurasian Hoopoe was feeding in the same Olive grove. The shot was taken from the car through a chain-link fence.

Eurasian Hoopoe