Egyptian Vultures found dead by poison in Greece

Two Endangered Egyptian Vultures Neophron percnopterus have been found dead in Greece, as reported by the Hellenic Ornithological Society (HOS; BirdLife in Greece). The deaths were caused by poisoned baits illegally placed to hunt foxes or wolves. The birds were located close to Amfipoli in Northern Greece, where they arrived after returning from their annual […]

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European Bee-eaters at Lesbos, Greece

From 1 till 12 June I’ve spent a short vacation on the island of Lesbos, Greece. Best time to visit Lesbos is actually the first weeks of May, as many migrating birds can be observed during that period. But this was a vacation and not a birding trip. I’m sure I will go back again […]

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