Monday, May 02, 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016

Masked Shrikes

Troodos VC still seemed to be the best area to see them; a male was building a nest shown here in a pine





lizards and crickets

the big ones are Agami I assume the smaller lizards no idea; the smaller crickets were in their millions on the headland at Pissouri -- lots of the larger one about 10cm long (upper shot) up the valleys; watched a Great Spotted Cuckoo chasing them in the grass, rather comical
 locust sp?








a few rubbish passerines record shots


 Collared Flycatcher
 Eastern Black-eared Wheatear

 Eastern Olivaceous Warbler
 Red-backed Shrike
 Short-toed Lark
 Spotted Flycatcher


 Spectacled Warbler

Zitting Cisticola
Rock Thrush