Steve Happ Photography Ramblings and dissertations

January 11, 2018

Fethiye Birding 3

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Challish Plaji – Phase Two.

Second day at Challish Plaji. Early morning this time. I climbed back through the hole in the fence. This time there were no fishermen. I had it all to myself.

Sardinian Warbler
Sardinian Warbler (Sylvia melanocephela)

I got a lot of out of focus shots of this male Sardinian Warbler, but I got lucky with just a few. whew!

European Robin
European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)

Another new bird on the reeds. But I am not totally sure about the ID of this one. I know what. I will look it up on the internet. doh! Yep. Back again. The internet confirmed my prelimary Identification. It is a European Robin.

Eurasian Collared Dove
Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)

This dove was being very patriotic. Peace, man.

Grey Plover
Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola)

There was only one of these around. Lucky I saw one.

Great Cormorant
Great Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo)

Crested Lark
Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)

Fethiye bird list

Sardinian Warbler (Sylvia melanocephela)
European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)
Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)
Eurasian Teal (Anas crecca)
Great Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax carbo)
Black-headed Gull 1st winter
White Wagtail
Little Egret
Grey Heron
Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola)
Common Redshank
European Stonechat
Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)
Common Chaffinch
House Sparrow

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