10th of June Paphos got my gear together and met Jane in front of the hotel Annabelle around
0700hrs .We drove eastwards towards Aphrodite's rock towards Petra tou Romiou.
cliff face,then flew off ,also a few immatures were present.
Then below the Aphrodite hills two Chukar called in flight and disappeared
over a ridge,while overhead Alpine swifts obliged.
This area proved good for birds early morning,on leaving the cliffs a single Cyprus
Wheatear put in an appearance as did Yellow legged gulls along the coast.
We searched the scrub and eventually found a few skulking Cyprus warblers.
motorway Jane saw a Little owl, I missed it now driving along the old river bed to
the Lower Xeros pools we continued to struggle for Black Francolin,however around
a small expanse of water Grey and Squacco heron was nice.
We had a brief view of Eastern Olivaceous warbler before leaving.
We returned to the main road and made our way to Asprokremnos dam where half way
up the road we heard Bee eater.
Next up Paphos sewage farm where Spur wing plover and Cattle Egret obliged as
did some ancient aircraft near the runway of the airport.
Just before leaving a Fan tailed warbler or Zitting cisticola showed with nest material.
Our last throw of the dice this morning was Agia Varvara here at another set of
soakaways we flushed Green Sandpiper and saw a superb Roller.
our day on the east coast.