My tour of Greece was dedicated to Ancient Greece. Watching for birds was not a high priority. Furthermore, as in most industrial countries, bird life is not very abundant. Because of that I have only a limited number of bird observations. Here they are.

Nature pictures of Greece and other bird pages are linked:

Nature in Greece
Nature Page for Greece
Bird Pages
Bird Pages

All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Birds in Greece

True Sparrow (Passer sp.)
True Sparrows (Passer sp.). They nest in the underside of the stork nest. (503k)
True Sparrow (Passer sp.)
True Sparrow (Passer sp.). (503k)
True Sparrow (Passer sp.)
True Sparrow (Passer sp.). (728k)
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus, german: Haussperling, french: Moineau domestique). (528k)
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica, german: Rauchschwalbe, french: Hirondelle rustique). (416k)
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica, german: Rauchschwalbe, french: Hirondelle rustique). (683k)
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica, german: Rauchschwalbe, french: Hirondelle rustique). (437k)
Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs, german: Buchfink, french: Pinson des arbres). (525k)
Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)
Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris, german: Star, french: Étourneau sansonnet). (409k)
Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)
Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto, german: Türkentaube, french: Tourterelle turque). (396k)
Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)
Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto, german: Türkentaube, french: Tourterelle turque). (623k)
Shore Bird
Shore bird. (626k)
Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius)
Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius, german: Eichelhäher, french: Geai des chênes). (955k)
Eurasian Magpie (Pica pica)
Eurasian Magpie (Pica pica, german: Elster, french: Pie bavarde). (605k)
Eurasian Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)
Eurasian Jackdaws (Corvus monedula, german: Dohle, french: Choucas des tours). (1.7M)
Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix)
Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix, german: Nebelkrähe, french: Corneille mantelée). (1236k)
Yellow-legged Gull (Larus michahellis)
Yellow-legged Gull (Larus michahellis, german: Mittelmeermöwe, french: Goéland leucophée). (616k)
Yellow-legged Gull (Larus michahellis)
Yellow-legged Gull (Larus michahellis, german: Mittelmeermöwe, french: Goéland leucophée). (495k)
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
Pair of Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos, german: Stockente, french: Canard colvert), male (left) and female (right). (1123k)
Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)
Little Egrets (Egretta garzetta, german: Seidenreiher, french: Aigrette garzette). (615k)
Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)
Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo, german: Kormoran, french: Grand Cormoran). (620k)
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea, german: Graureiher, french: Héron cendré). (680k)
White Stork (Ciconia ciconia)
White Stork (Ciconia ciconia, german: Weißstorch, french: Cigogne blanche). (587k)
Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus)
Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus, german: Blauer Pfau, french: Paon bleu). (1311k)

This page contains 24 pictures of 17 bird species

Here are the links to the other main pages on Greece:

Greece
Greece
Ancient Architecture in Greece
Ancient Architecture
Mythology in Greece
Mythology

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