Lesvos Birds 2012

written and compiled by Steve Dudley

This, the fourth annual bird report for Lesvos, covering all species recorded on the island in 2012 plus some additional records from earlier years.

Running to 147 pages it includes species accounts for all 323 species ever recorded from Lesvos and detailed accounts for those recorded during 2012. species and includes many colour photographs and various updates on birding sites on the island and more general birding and visitor information.

As well as accounts for commoner species, records include details of the first Lesvos records of Caspian Gull and Black-legged Kittiwake; the second record of Spectacled Warbler; the fourth record of Finsch’s Wheatear; the fourth confirmed breeding record of Penduline Tit; the sixth record of Black-winged Pratincole; the third successive year to record Red-necked Phalarope; a male White-throated Robin; plus much, much more. Also the first ever confirmed breeding of Mallard and Common Starling, and much, much more.

Previous annual reports

Lesvos Birds 2011 - Click here for PDF web version (via Scribd)

Lesvos Birds 2010 - Click here for PDF web version (via Scribd)

Lesvos Birds 2009 - Click here for PDF web version (via Scribd)