Livadi marshes (Visited three times, 7th-13th May '98)

Birds seen Comments

Glossy Ibis

Six seen, difficult to find amongst reeds

Purple Heron

one near quarry end

Squacco Heron

EU Lifer -one right below quarry by farm buildings.

Grey Heron

three scattered across marshes

Little Egret

30+ birds seen-many more hidden amongst the reeds.

Common Buzzard


Common Kestrel


Eleonora's Falcon

one seen part of mini raptor migration

Imperial Eagle

EU Lifer one on dead tree quarry side

Marsh Harrier

one flying over Marshes

Peregrine Falcon

one, part of mini raptor migration spiral

Red-footed Falcon

25+ pairs in first field on main rd from quarry

Black-eared Wheatear

one at edge of beach and one seen by quarry.

Blue Tit


Blue-headed Wagtail


Grey Wagtail

by quarry side near farm buildings

Yellow Wagtail

hundreds of birds in freshly cut field back of quarry

Black-headed Wagtail


European Bee-eater

five close to quarry side

Great Grey Shrike

one approx 100 yards from Imp Eagle

Great Tit


Sardinian Warbler

One pair protecting young with broken wing routine

Sedge Warbler

fairly numerous-only seen at these marshes

Spanish Sparrow

huge colony in trees near to quarry

Spotted Flycatcher


Turtle Dove

two flying across reserve on the quarry side

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