23 April - Caspian Plover

I arrived on the island this evening to the news of a Caspian Plover and freezing birders! The sun has stopped shining and the north wind doth blow!

From the Pasiphae Hotel bird log for today.

Kalloni Saltpans (area) - CASPIAN PLOVER 1 female reported (no details), Spur-winged Plover 1, White-winged Black Tern 3, Whiskered Tern 2, Marsh Sandpiper 1, Temmincks Stint 2, Montagu's Harrier 3, CITRINE WAGTAIL 2 (m&f), Red-throated Pipits (lots) (all High Peak RSPB group).

Faneromeni area - CITRINE WAGTAIL 2, Collared Flycatcher (sev) plus lots of Pied and Spotted Flycatchers (Naturetrek).

Nr Kalloni Saltpans - Spur-winged Plover (SW of pans), Black-headed Bunting 1 male.