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Birds

Recording & monitoring of bird species of Directive 79/409/EEC & other protected species
  • Monitoring of 256 bird species
  • Duration: 36 months
  • Contracting Authority: SamariaNational Park Management Body
  • Contractor: “ΒΙΟΣΦΑΙΡΑ” company
  • Contract value: 147,600€
  • Funding: Operational Programme «Environment & Sustainable Development», NSRF 2007-2013, co-financed by ERDF and national resources.
  • Aim: The monitoring of bird species of Community interest takes place in response to the country’s obligations under the Directive 2009/147/EE (the former Directive 79/409/EEC).
  • Implementation area:
    • 1. SPA: ETHNIKOS DRYMOS SAMARIAS – FARANGI TRYPITIS – PSILAFI – KOUSTOGERAKO, with code no GR4340014 and
    • 2. SCI: LEFKA ORI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI, with code no GR4340008\r\n
  • Implementation stage:
    • Completion of Phase I: Preparatory work
    • Implementation of Phase II: Field Work
  • List of bird species to be monitored
SPECIESSPECIES
Phalacrocorax aristotelis desmarestii
Gypaetus barbatus
Gyps fulvus
Aquila chrysaetos
Aquila fasciata
Falco biarmicus
Falco peregrinus
Caprimulgus europaeus
Calandrella brachydactyla
Lullula arborea
Anthus campestris
Prunella collaris
Sylvia ruepelli
Regulus ignicapilla
Certhia brachydactyla
Garrulus glandarius
Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
Emberiza hortulana
Aythya nyroca
Gavia arctica
Botaurus stellaris
Ixobrychus minutus
Nycticorax nycticorax
Ardeola ralloides
Egretta garzetta
Ardea alba
Ardea purpurea
Plegadis falcinellus
Pandion haliaetus
Porzana porzana
Porzana pusilla
Crex crex
Grus grus
Himantopus himantopus
Glareola pratincola
Gallinago media
Sterna nilotica
Chlidonias niger
Luscinia svecica
Acrocephalus melanopogon
Sylvia nisoria
Sylvia conspicillata
Emberiza caesia
Cygnus olor
Anas penelope
Anas strepera
Anas crecca
Anas platyrhynchos
Anas acuta
Anas querquedula
Anas clypeata
Aythya ferina
Aythya fuligula
Tachybaptus ruficollian
Podiceps cristatus
Podiceps nigricollis
Puffinus gravis
Puffinus mauretanicus
Hydrobates pelagicus
Morus bassanus
Phalacrocorax carbo
Pelecanus onocrotalus
Bubulcus ibis
Ardea cinerea
Ciconia nigra
Ciconia ciconia
Milvus milvus
Haliaeetus albicilla
Accipiter brevipes
Falco cherrug
Porzana parva
Gallinula chloropus
Fulica atra
Charadrius dubius
Charadrius hiaticula
Pluvialis apricaria
Pluvialis squatarola
Vanellus vanellus
Calidris temminckiii
Calidris fuscicollis
Calidris ferruginea
Calidris alpina
Gallinago gallinago
Scolopax rusticola
Numenius phaeopus
Numenius arquata
Alectoris chukar
Coturnix coturnix
Calonectris diomedea
Puffinus yelkouan
Buteo buteo
Falco tinnunculus
Larus michahellis
Columba palumbus
Streptopelia decaocto
Streptopelia turtur
Tyto alba
Otus scops
Asio otus
Apus melba
Apus apus
Apus pallidus
Upupa epops
Jynx torquilla
Galerida cristata
Ptyonoprogne rupestris
Hirundo rustica
Delichon urbicum
Cecropis daurica
Anthus spinoletta
Motacilla alba
Troglodytes troglodytes
Luscinia megarhynchos
Saxicola rubicola
Oenanthe oenanthe
Oenanthe hispanica
Monticola solitarius
Turdus merula
Turdus pilaris
Turdus philomelos
Turdus iliacus
Turdus viscivorus
Cettia cetti
Hippolais pallida
Sylvia atricapilla
Sylvia crassirostris
Sylvia melanocephala
Muscicapa striata
Cyanistes caeruleus
Parus major
Lanius senator
Pyrrhocorax graculus
Corvus monedula
Corvus corone
Corvus corax
Passer domesticus
Fringilla coelebs
Serinus serinus
Carduelis chloris
Carduelis carduelis
Carduelis cannabina
Emberiza cirlus
Emberiza calandra
Tringa totanus
Tringa stagnatilis
Tringa nebularia
Tringa ochropus
Actitis hypoleucos
Arenaria interpres
Rissa tridactyla
Chroicocephalus ridibundus
Chroicocephalus genei
Hydrocoloeus minutus
Larus melanocephalus
Larus fuscus
Larus cachinnans
Chlidonias leucopterus
Sterna sandvicensis
Streptopelia senegalensis
Clamatos glandarius
Asio flammeus
Picus viridis
Calandrella rufescens
Riparia riparia
Anthus richardi
Anthus trivialis
Anthus pratensis
Anthus cervinus
Motacilla flava
Prunella modularis
Cercotrichas galactotes
Erithacus rubecula
Pernis apivorus
Milvus migrans
Neophron percnopterus
Aegypius monachus
Circaetus gallicus
Circus aeruginosus
Circus cyaneus
Circus macrourus
Circus pygargus
Accipiter gentilis
Accipiter nisus
Buteo rufinus
Aquila pomarina
Aquila clanga
Aquila nipalensis
Aquila heliaca
Aquila pennata
Falco naumanni
Falco vespertinus
Falco columbarius
Falco subbuteo
Falco eleonorae
Burhinus oedicnemus
Charadrius morinellus
Philomachus pugnax
Lymnocryptes minimus
Tringa glareola
Larus audouinii
Chlidonias hybrida
Columba livia
Columba oenas
Cuculus canorus
Bubo bubo
Athene noctua
Alcedo atthis
Merops apiaster
Coracias garrulus
Alauda arvensis
Motacilla cinerea
Phoenicurus ochruros
Saxicola rubetra
Oenanthe isabellina
Sylvia communis
Sylvia cantillans
Regulus regulus
Ficedula parva
Ficedula semitorquata
Ficedula albicollis
Periparus ater
Oriolus oriolus
Lanius collurio
Lanius minor
Passer hispaniolensis
Passer montanus
Fringilla montifringilla
Carduelis spinus
Loxia curvirostra
Luscinia luscinia
Phoenicurus phoenicurus
Oenanthe pleschanka
Oenanthe leucopyga
Monticola saxatilis
Turdus torquatus
Cisticola juncidis
Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
Acrocephalus scirpaceus
Acrocephalus palustris
Acrocephalus arundinaceus
Hippolais olivetorum
Hippolais icterina
Sylvia borin
Sylvia curruca
Phylloscopus orientalis
Phylloscopus sibilatrix
Phylloscopus collybita
Phylloscopus trochilus
Ficedula hypoleuca
Sitta neumayer
Lanius isabellinus
Sturnus vulgaris
Petronia petronia
Bucanetes githagineus
Coccothraustes coccothraustes
Emberiza cia
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We would like to remind visitors that, if you wish, you can now issue the entrance ticket to the Samaria Gorge on-line, for the specific date that you are interested in, from the website: https://samaria-tickets.necca.gov.gr/checkout There, you can also find information on the different ticket categories/ exemptions, the route, the access, and safety within the National Park. Alternatively, you can issue your ticket upon arrival there. Thank you.