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Endemic birds of Cyprus

Postby Get Real! » Thu Apr 16, 2020 8:03 pm

All my fellow Cypriot compatriots and adopted Cypriots, should be aware that Cyprus has three endemic birds; birds belonging or native to a particular people or country. Not a lot which makes them even more precious! They are...

The Cyprus Wheatear
Cyprus Wheatear.jpg


The Cyprus Warbler
Cyprus warbler.jpg


The Cyprus Scops Owl
Cyprus Scops Owl.jpg


The Common Hoopoe is found in many places around the world but I couldn’t help myself from posting its picture as they often land in my garden. The reason is because I’ve got a big patch of very low growth which they prefer to find insects. I spray this patch with weed killer 2-3 times a year resulting in something “baldish” that really attracts birds to find nesting material and insects. Of course, I discovered this by accident so I preserve it this way and watch countless birds come and go on this patch from a distance.

So here’s my favorite Cyprus resident...
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Re: Endemic birds of Cyprus

Postby Maximus » Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:04 pm

I like the owl.

It Looks like it is wearing some bad ass camouflage.
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Re: Endemic birds of Cyprus

Postby yialousa1971 » Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:07 am

GR the big Chicken
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