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THE BIRDS of TILOS - list recorded by Irini Hotel Guests ( birdwatchers) and personal observations updated April 1999 .

Some birds only wintering or during the migrations.
Some records: dubious.
 

References on Internet

http://www.mbr.nbs.gov/id/framlst/framlst.html

http://www.nature.ariadne-t.gr/nature/birds/birds.html
 

Reference : The Birds of Greece - G.Handrinos-T.Akriotis – Publish.Christopher Helm A&C Black LONDON 1997 - 35 Bedford Row,London WC1R 4 JH
Enrico Cavina – Livadia – tel.44112

http://www.angelfire.com/ca2/symbo/index.html

tilos@mailcity.com
 
 

ENGLISH Linnaeus Classif. ITALIANO
 
SHEARWATERS PROCELLARIAE UCCELLI PELAGICI

 

     
Cory’s Shearwater Procellaria diomedea Berta Maggiore
     
CORMORANTS PHALACCROCORACIDAE MARANGONI

 

Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Cormorano
Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis Marangone dal ciuffo
     
PELICANS PELECANIDAE PELLICANI

 

Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus Pellicano
     
EGRETS and HERONS ARDEIDAE AIRONI

 

Little Egret Egretta Garzetta Garzetta
Grey Heron Ardea Cinerea Airone cenerino
     
WILDFOWL ANATIDAE ANATIDI

 

Teal Anas crecca Alzavola
Garganey Anas querquedula Marzaiola
     
VULTURES,HAWAKS and

EAGLES

FALCONIDAE RAPACI diurni
     
Honey Buzzard Pernis apivorus Falco Pecchiaiolo
Red Kite Milvus milvus Nibbio bruno
Lammergeier Gypaetus barbutus Avvoltoio degli Agnelli
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus Grifone
Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus Sparviero
Levant Parrowhawk Accipiter brevipes Sparviero levantino
Buzzard Buteo buteo Poiana
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus Poiana codabianca
Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus Poiana calzata
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos Aquila reale
Bonelli’s Eagle ***** Hieraaetus fasciatus Aquila del Bonelli *****
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Grillaio
Kestrel Falco tinnunculus Gheppio
Hobby Falco subbuteo Lodolaio
Eleonora’s Falcon Falco Eleonorae Falco della Regina
Lanner Falco biarmicus Lanario
Peregrine Falco peregrinus Falco pellegrino
     
PARTRIDGES FASIANIDAE PERNICI,QUAGLIE

 

Chukar Alectoris chukar Coturnice chukar
Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca ***** Coturnice
Red-legged Partridge (????)  Alectoris rufa Pernice rossa (????)
Quail Coturnix coturnix Quaglia
     
PLOVERS CHARADRIIDAE PIVIERI

 

Kentish Plover Chardadrius alexandrinus Fratino
     
SANDPIPERS and ALLIES SCOLOPACIDAE SCOLOPACIDI

 

Woodcock Scolopax rusticola Beccaccia
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus Piro-piro culbianco
Common Sandpiper Actis hypoleucos Piro-piro piccolo
     
GULLS LARIDAE GABBIANI e STERNE

 

Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus Gabbiano corallino
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus Gabbiano comune
Audouin’s Gull Larus audouinii Gabbiano corso
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus Zafferano
Herring Gull Larus argentatus Gabbiano reale
Yellow-legged Gull Larus cachinnans Gabbiano reale (sottospecie)
     
PIGEONS and DOVES COLUMBIDAE PICCIONI e TORTORE

 

Rock Dove Columba livia Piccione torraiolo (di roccia)
Woodpigeon Columba palumbus Colombaccio
Stock Dove (????) Columba oenas Colombella (????)
Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto Tortora dal collare orientale
Turtle Dove Streptopela turtur Tortora
     
CUCKOOS CUCULIDAE CUCULI

 

Cuckoo Cuculus canorus Cuculo
     
TYPICAL OWLS STRIGIDAE RAPACI notturni

 

Barn Owl Tyto alba Barbagianni
Scops Owl ***** Otus scops Assiolo
Little Owl Athene noctua Civetta
     
NIGHTJARS CAPRIMULGIDAE SUCCIACAPRE

 

Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus Succiacapre
     
SWIFTS  APODIDAE RONDONI

 

Swift Apus apus Rondone
Pallid Swift Apus pallidus Rondone pallido
Alpine Swift Apus melba Rondone Alpino
     
KINGFISHER ALCIDINIDAE MARTIN PESCATORE

 

Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Martin Pescatore
     
BEE-EATERS MEROPIDAE GRUCCIONI

 

Bee-eater Merops apiaster Gruccione (europeo)
     
ROLLERS CORACIIDAE GHIANDAIE MARINE

 

Roller Coriacias garrulus Ghiandaia marina
     
HOOPOES UPUPIDAE UPUPE

 

Hoopoe Upupa epops Upupa
     
LARKS ALAUDIDAE ALLODOLE

 

Calandra Lark Melanocoypha calandra Calandra
Crested Lark Galerida cristata Cappellaccia
Woodlark Lullula arborea Tottavilla
Skylark Alauda arvensis Allodola
     
SWALLOWS and MARTINS HIRUNDINIDAE RONDINI e TOPINI

 

Sand Martin Riparia riparia Topino
Crag Martin Ptyonoprogne rupestris Rondine montana
Swallow Hirundo rustica Rondine
Red-rumped Swallow Hirundo daurica Rondine rossiccia
House Martin Delichon urbica Balestruccio
     
PIPITS and WAGTAILS MOTACILLIDAE PISPOLE,CUTRETTOLE e

BALLERINE

     
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava Cutrettola
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea Ballerina gialla
White Wagtail Motacilla alba Ballerina bianca
     
WREN TROGLODYTIDAE SCRICCIOLI

 

Wren Troglodytes troglodytes Scricciolo
     
ACCENTORS PRUNELLIDAE SORDONE e PASSERE SCOPAIOLE
Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris Sordone
     
CHATS,TRUSHES and 

ALLIES

TURDIDAE TORDI,CULBIANCHI,

SALTIMPALI,USIGNOLI ecc.

     
Robin Erithacus rubecola Pettirosso
Rufous Bush Robin Cercotrichas galactotes   
Nightingale Luscinia megarhyncos Usignolo
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros Codirosso spazzacamino
Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus Codirosso
Winchat Saxicola rubetra Stiaccino
Stonechat Saxicola torquata Saltimpalo
Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina Culbianco isabellino
Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe Culbianco
Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka Monachella dorsonero
Black-eared Wheatear  Oenanthe hispanica Monachella
Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis Codirossone
Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius Passero solitario
Blackbird Turdus merula Merlo
Fieldfare Turdus pilaris Cesena
Song Thrush Turdus philomellos Tordo bottaccio
Redwing Turdus iliacus Tordo sassello
Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus Tordela
     

 
 
WARBLERS SYLVIIDAE SILVIDI

 

Olive-tree Wrbler Hippolais olivetorum Canapino levantino
Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina Canapino maggiore
Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans Sterpazzolina
Sardinian Warbler Sylvia malanocephala Occhioccotto
Ruppell’s Warbler Sylvia rueppelli Silvia di Ruppel
Orphean Warbler Sylvia hortensis Bigia grossa
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca Bigiarella
Whitethroat Sylvia communis Sterpazzola
Garden Warbler Sylvia borin Beccafico
Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla Capinera
Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita Luì piccolo
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus Luì grosso
     
FLYCATCHERS MUSCICAPIDAE BALIE e PIGLIAMOSCHE

 

Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata Pigliamosche
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis Balia dal collare
Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca Balia nera
     
TITS PARIDAE CINCE

 

Blue Tit Parus caeruleus Cinciarella
     
NUTHATCHES SITTIDAE PICCHI MURATORI

 

     
Rock Nuthatch Sitta neumayer Picchio muratore di roccia
     
ORIOLES ORIOLIDAE RIGOGOLI

 

Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus Rigogolo
     

 
SHRIKES LANIDAE AVERLE

 

Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio Averla piccola
Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitur Averla maggiore
Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator Averla capirossa
     
CROWS CORVIDAE CORVI

 

Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax Gracchio
Jackdaw Corvus monedula Taccola
Hooded Crow ***** Corvus corone Cornacchia grigia *****
Raven Corvus corax Corvo imperiale
     
STARLINGS STURNIDAE STORNI

 

Starling Sturnus vulgaris Storno
     
SPARROWS PASSERIDAE PASSERACEI

 

House Sparrow Passer domesticus Passero domestico
Rock Sparrow Petronia petronia Passera lagia
     
FINCHES FRINGILLIDAE FRINGILLIDI

 

Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs Fringuello
Serin Serinus serinus Verzellino
Greenfinch Carduelis chloris Verdone
Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis Cardellino
     
BUNTINGS EMBERIZADAE ZIGOLI

 

Cretzschmar’s Bunting Emberiza caesia Ortolano grigio
Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala Zigolo testranera
     

Sorry for possible mistakes and forgetfullness.
Ci scusiamo per errori e dimenticanze

Mammiferi selvatici presenti in Tilos : solo il Coniglio Selvatico(pochi)
Wild mammals: only rabbits (few)