This holiday included visits to warm coastal areas and the Troodos mountains where there was deep snow and where we saw crossbills for the first time. Five species were new to us and particularly pleasing to see were chukar and black necked grebe.
blackbird greater flamingo mallard
blackcap greenfinch meadow pipit
black headed gull grey wagtail Mediterranean gull
black necked grebe griffon vulture pintail
black redstart hen harrier redshank
chaffinch herring gull robin
chiffchaff hooded crow Sandwich tern
chukar house sparrow serin
coal tit jackdaw shelduck
crested lark kestrel shoveler
crossbill kingfisher stonechat
Cyprus warbler lapwing white wagtail
goldfinch linnet wigeon
great crested grebe little gull wren
great tit magpie TOTAL: 44
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Common kingfisher.  Click once to see an enlargement.
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