8 May - slow as migrant numbers decline

Ipsilou – Eastern Bonelli’s Warbler 1, reduced numbers of migrants.

Skoutaros – Eleonora’s Falcon 10.

Meladia Valley – far fewer migrants than in recent days, Spotted Flycatcher numbers now heavily reduced but lots of female Red-backed Shrikes and female Black-headed Buntings arriving. RUFOUS BUSH ROBIN male in scrub north-east of ford, Collared Flycatcher fem by wet flash c.300m west of ford, Thrush Nightingale singing from small building north of fig grove, Sardinian Warbler fem, Icterine Warbler 5+, Orphean Warbler 4, Lesser Grey Shrike 2, Great Reed Warbler 3+, Pied Flycatcher 4+, Little Bittern 3, Lesser Kestrel 2, Alpine Swift 2, Bee-eater 5. Family party of Sombre Tits at the chapel, 15+ Woodlarks dust-bathing on track east of ford late evening. Several parties of Rock Nuthatch.

Sigri Old Sanatorium - RUFOUS BUSH ROBIN 1, Long-legged Buzzard, Lesser Kestrels.

Faneromeni area – ROLLER 2, Night-heron 2 (imm at lower ford, adult at upper ford), Little Bittern 6+ (both fords), Squacco Heron 1 (lower ford), Little Egret 11 (north of upper ford), Lesser Grey Shrike, Golden Oriole, Orphean Warbler 2, Lesser Kestrel 20+, Pied Flycatcher 2+.

Liminos Monastery – Short-toed Eagle 4, Red-backed Shrike.

Kalloni Saltpans – Collared Pratincole 1 over flood opposite saltworks entrance, Whiskered Tern 1+. Usual herons, storks etc on flood.

Tsiknias River – Great Bittern 1, Sandwich Tern.

Metochi Lake - Great Bittern 1 (likely same as Tsiknias).