Recent Sightings: Highlights

Have a look at the most recent and rare bird sightings in North Cyprus

Recent Sightings: Highlights

We encourage submission and sharing of bird observations in North Cyprus and here we publish a monthly rundown of the most interesting sightings.

When referring to these records in any subsequent publication, please cite “Society for Protection of Birds and Nature (www.kuskor.org)” and the full name of the observer.

The copyright of any photos on the site belongs to the person who took the photo. Please do not use any of the photos without first obtaining the permission of the photographer.

Birders active in North Cyprus are encouraged to join KUŞKOR’s Yahoo Group where observations and photos are shared and debated. Sightings can be submitted either via a message to the Yahoo Group or through an email to info@kuskor.org. Illustrating photos are always welcomed.


 Download

For data access please read our access policy and provide the request form provided here.

 
Date
 
Species
 
Count
Sex
(M/F/J)*

Location Sighted

Observer
 
Photo
12/11/2016 Hawfinch 1 -/-/- Koruçam-Kormakiti Tip and Water Tank Ertaç Cüneyt
10/11/2016 Mistle Thrush 1 -/-/- Koruçam-Kormakiti Tip and Water Tank Ali Özdinç
10/11/2016 Goshawk 1 -/1/- Five-Finger Mountains Doug Allen
09/11/2016 Brambling 1 -/-/- Sınırüstü-Singrasi Reservoir Dindy Drury and Doug Allen
08/11/2016 Cattle Egret 90 -/-/- Haspolat / Mia Milia Wastewater Treatment Plant Dindy Drury and Doug Allen
08/11/2016 Penduline Tit 30 -/-/- Haspolat / Mia Milia Wastewater Treatment Plant Dindy Drury and Doug Allen
07/11/2016 Lesser Black-backed Gull (incl. Baltic and Heuglin's Gull) 1 -/-/- Karışıyaka/ Vasilia Doug Allen
05/11/2016 Spoonbill 3 -/-/- Haspolat / Mia Milia Wastewater Treatment Plant Ali Özdinç
03/11/2016 Finch's Wheatear 2 -/-/- Taşkent Village and around the Flag Robin Snape
03/11/2016 Lapwing 40 -/-/- Haspolat / Mia Milia Wastewater Treatment Plant Robin Snape
03/11/2016 Bonelli's Eagle 2 1/1/- Haspolat / Mia Milia Wastewater Treatment Plant Robin Snape
03/11/2016 Ferruginous Duck 13 -/-/- Haspolat / Mia Milia Wastewater Treatment Plant Robin Snape
03/11/2016 Black-necked Grebe 1 -/-/- Haspolat / Mia Milia Wastewater Treatment Plant Robin Snape
29/10/2016 Brambling 2 1/1/- Sadrazamköy Sadık Azimli Photo
29/10/2016 Hawfinch 1 -/-/- Sadrazamköy Sadık Azimli Photo
29/10/2016 Wood Lark 25 -/-/- Sadrazamköy Sadık Azimli
25/10/2016 Raven 2 -/-/- Dikmen Kadir Göntaş
23/10/2016 Water Pipit 2 -/-/- Nicosia Graveyard Robin Snape
20/10/2016 Oystercatcher 1 -/-/- Koruçam-Kormakiti Tip and Water Tank Birtan Gökeri
20/10/2016 White Pelican 1 -/-/- Haspolat / Mia Milia Wastewater Treatment Plant Polat Bayur
20/10/2016 Tree Sparrow 5 -/-/- Koruçam-Kormakiti Tip and Water Tank Birtan Gökeri Photo
19/10/2016 Cattle Egret 172 -/-/- Haspolat / Mia Milia Wastewater Treatment Plant Robin Snape
19/10/2016 Ferruginous Duck 18 -/-/- Haspolat / Mia Milia Wastewater Treatment Plant Robin Snape
19/10/2016 Common Crane 120 -/-/- Yeni Erenköy Fields and Coast Chris Townsend
17/10/2016 Mistle Thrush 1 -/-/- Kouklia Reservoir-Kukla Wetlands Damla Beton
16/10/2016 Long-legged Buzzard 1 -/-/- Ronnas Valley and Coast Damla Beton and Robin Snape
16/10/2016 Red-crested Pochard 1 -/-/- Haspolat / Mia Milia Wastewater Treatment Plant Chris Townsend
16/10/2016 Snipe 30 -/-/- Haspolat / Mia Milia Wastewater Treatment Plant Chris Townsend
15/10/2016 Raven 2 -/-/- Karpaz Specially Protected Area Damla Beton and Robin Snape
15/10/2016 Peregrine Falcon 1 -/-/- Karpaz Specially Protected Area Damla Beton and Robin Snape
13/10/2016 Turnstone 1 -/-/- Koruçam-Kormakiti Tip and Water Tank Chris Townsend
12/10/2016 Stone Curlew 70-80 -/-/- Mesarya Plain - Eastern Chris Townsend
11/10/2016 Red-footed Falcon 26 -/-/- Balıkesir Fields Damla Beton
08/10/2016 Red-footed Falcon 25 -/-/- Balıkesir Fields Colin Bates
06/10/2016 Red-footed Falcon 25 -/-/- Balıkesir Fields KUSKOR
03/10/2016 Spotted Redshank 14 -/-/- Ayluga - Fresh Water South KUSKOR
03/10/2016 Black Kite 1 -/-/- Ayluga - Fresh Water South KUSKOR
03/10/2016 Grey Plover 1 -/-/- Ayluga - Fresh Water South KUSKOR
03/10/2016 Grey Plover 2 -/-/- Glapsides Beach Lagoon KUSKOR Field Trip
26/09/2016 Grey Heron 261 -/-/- Karışıyaka/ Vasilia Nick Pegler and Don Wildish
26/09/2016 Purple Heron 49 -/-/- Karışıyaka/ Vasilia Nick Pegler and Don Wildish
25/09/2016 Spotted Redshank 14 -/-/- Ayluga - Fresh Water South Nick Pegler
25/09/2016 Little Egret 213 -/-/- Esentepe Village and Coast Nick Pegler
25/09/2016 Bar-tailed Godwit 1 -/-/- Gaziveren Sahili Niyazi Türkseven Photo
24/09/2016 Curlew 1 -/-/- Nick Pegler
23/09/2016 Spotted Crake 1 -/-/- Mersinlik-Azganlıdere Reservoire Colin Bates and Don Wildish
23/09/2016 Grey Plover 1 -/-/- Karpaz Specially Protected Area Colin Bates and Don Wildish
22/09/2016 Oystercatcher 1 -/-/- Gaziveren Sahili Sadık Azimli Photo
20/09/2016 Honey Buzzard 54 -/-/- Koruçam-Kormakiti Tip and Water Tank Birtan Gökeri
20/09/2016 Pochard ~30 -/-/- Kalkanlı-Akdeniz Reservoir Birtan Gökeri
19/09/2016 Spotted Redshank 12 -/-/- Ayluga - Fresh Water South Nick Pegler
19/09/2016 Turnstone 2 -/-/- Glapsides Beach Lagoon Nick Pegler
19/09/2016 Spur-winged Plover 130 -/-/- Other Nick Pegler
18/09/2016 Citrine Wagtail 1 -/-/- Haspolat Nick Pegler
05/09/2016 River Warbler 1 -/-/- Balıkesir Fields Birtan Gökeri Photo
04/09/2016 Corncrake 1 -/-/- Karpaz Peninsula Ahmet İlktaç Photo
22/08/2016 Collared Pratincole 2 -/-/- Gaziveren Sahili Sadık Azimli
05/08/2016 Olivaceous Warbler 1 -/-/- Gönyeli in Town Damla Beton
30/07/2016 Bonelli's Eagle 3 -/-/- Five-Finger Mountains Damla Beton
29/07/2016 Bonelli's Eagle 3 -/-/2 Five-Finger Mountains Damla Beton
26/06/2016 Glossy Ibis NK -/-/- Lapta Mike Redman
14/03/2016 Cyprus Wheatear 4 -/-/- Esentepe Village and Coast Nick Pegler
14/03/2016 Red-rumped Swallow 2 -/-/- Esentepe Village and Coast Nick Pegler
14/03/2016 Cretzschmar's Bunting 1 -/-/- Esentepe Village and Coast Nick Pegler
14/03/2016 Dunlin 15 -/-/- Silver Beach Lagoon Nick Pegler
13/03/2016 Cretzschmar's Bunting 1 -/-/- Selvilitepe Ertaç Cuneyt
13/03/2016 Willow Warbler 1 -/-/- Akdeniz Forest Robin Snape
12/03/2016 Lesser Whitethroat 1 -/-/- Gönyeli Roundabout Robin Snape
12/03/2016 Cyprus Wheatear 1 -/-/- Yeşilyurt Birtan Gökeri
09/03/2016 Penduline Tit 7 -/-/- Gönyeli Roundabout Robin Snape
09/03/2016 Reed Warbler 3 -/-/- Gönyeli Roundabout Robin Snape
09/03/2016 Bluethroat 1 -/-/- Gönyeli Roundabout Robin Snape
08/03/2016 Common Crane 600 -/-/- Kouklia -Kukla Fields Damla Beton
08/03/2016 Common Crane 270 -/-/- Turunçlu Selim Ozhuy
06/03/2016 Common Crane 1 -/-/- Koruçam-Kormakiti Tip and Water Tank Birtan Gökeri
05/03/2016 Isabelline Wheatear 4 -/-/- Bafra KUŞKOR Field Trip
05/03/2016 Lesser Whitethroat 1 -/-/- Bafra KUŞKOR Field Trip
05/03/2016 Lesser Black-backed Gull (incl. Baltic and Heuglin's Gull) 5 -/-/- Kumyalı Coast KUŞKOR Field Trip
05/03/2016 Alpine Swift 4 -/-/- Balalan Cliffs KUŞKOR Field Trip
03/03/2016 Desert Wheatear 1 -/-/- Kalkanlı-Akdeniz Reservoir Sadık Azimli
28/02/2016 Grey Heron 9 -/-/- Kumyalı Coast Robin Snape
28/02/2016 Cormorant 50 -/-/- Kumyalı Coast Robin Snape
26/02/2016 Finch's Wheatear 8 -/-/- Taşkent Village and around the Flag Robin Snape.Martin Batt
26/02/2016 Raven 2 -/-/- Taşkent Village and around the Flag Robin Snape.Martin Batt
26/02/2016 Red-crested Pochard 4 -/-/- Haspolat / Mia Milia Wastewater Treatment Plant Robin Snape.Martin Batt
26/02/2016 Ferruginous Duck 10 -/-/- Haspolat / Mia Milia Wastewater Treatment Plant Robin Snape.Martin Batt
26/02/2016 Pochard 25 -/-/- Haspolat / Mia Milia Wastewater Treatment Plant Robin Snape.Martin Batt
26/02/2016 Spur-winged Plover 30 -/-/- Haspolat / Mia Milia Wastewater Treatment Plant Robin Snape.Martin Batt
26/02/2016 Stone Curlew >100 -/-/- Kouklia -Kukla Fields Robin Snape.Martin Batt
26/02/2016 Spotted Redshank 2 -/-/- Kouklia Reservoir-Kukla Wetlands Robin Snape.Martin Batt
26/02/2016 Ruff 2 -/-/- Kouklia Reservoir-Kukla Wetlands Robin Snape.Martin Batt
26/02/2016 Sandwich Tern 10 -/-/- Glapsides Beach Lagoon Robin Snape.Martin Batt
26/02/2016 Slender-billed Gull 1 -/-/- Gülseren (Neapolis) Wetland Robin Snape.Martin Batt
26/02/2016 Spotted Redshank 5 -/-/- Gülseren (Neapolis) Wetland Robin Snape.Martin Batt
26/02/2016 Marsh Sandpiper 2 -/-/- Gülseren (Neapolis) Wetland Robin Snape.Martin Batt
26/02/2016 Shelduck 5 -/-/- Gülseren (Neapolis) Wetland Robin Snape.Martin Batt
26/02/2016 Osprey 1 -/-/- Fresh Water Lake Robin Snape.Martin Batt
26/02/2016 Purple Heron 1 -/-/- Fresh Water Lake Robin Snape.Martin Batt
21/02/2016 Siskin 1 -/-/- Kalkanlı-Akdeniz Reservoir Birtan Gökeri
20/02/2016 Brambling 1 -/-/- İskele Hüseyin Yorgancı

*M: Male, F: Female, J: Juvenile

TWEETS
CONTACT US
  • Address: PK 10, Nicosia
  • Phone: 0542 881 37 50
    0548 886 86 84
  • Email: info@kuskor.org
Weblink.Media
«The Society for the Protection of Birds and Nature» © 2015. All rights reserved.