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Papiana Olive Grove

Lesvos  >  Greece

An olive grove where Eurasian Scops Owl can be found. Also a great site for Long-eared Owl.

Added by Martin Roper

Description

This site and the surrounding area is excelent for Eurasian Scops Owl, Long-eared Owl and, nearby, Little Owl and Barn Owl. On the church roof, heading towards Skala Kalloni, a White Stork nest is located. Other species include warblers, buntings and larks.

Details

Access

Papiana is a small village Between Skala Kalloni and Kerami and can be reached from the Kallonis to Eresou road. Parking on one of the small sideroads making sure you don't block access to anywhere. Head for the Olive Groves viewed from opposite the school and playground. 

Terrain and Habitat

Scattered trees and bushes, City/village

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring, Autumn

Best time to visit

Spring migration, Autumn migration

Route

Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Car, Bicycle, Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Birdingplaces Near

Kallonis pools, Tsiknias River.

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Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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