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*Portes Magazine is a digital & print publication celebrating Greece. It is a collection of words & images highlighting select destinations, tastes, art, history, design, ecology & more. The publication features interviews with inspirational people. Proceeds from subscriptions benefit merit scholarships & cultural projects.

ECOLOGY 

[Gallery] The Birds of Greece

 

Greece is home to a total of 454 unique bird species recorded and recognized to date. The country’s rich avifauna can be attributed to this

uniquely diverse ecosystem.

 

a. Eurasian Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus)

b. Eurasian Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus)

c. Bearded Reedling (Panurus biarmicus)

d. European Roller (Coracias garrulus)

e. Black-Necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)

f. Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius)

g. Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)

h. European bee-eater (Merops apiaster

i. Subalpine Warbler (Sylvia cantillans)

j. Eurasian Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)

k. Meadow Pipit (Anthus pratensis)

l. Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)

m. Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium passerinum) 

n. Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus

o. Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)

p Black-headed Bunting (Emberiza melanocephala

q. White Stork  (Ciconia ciconia)
 

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PHOTOS: Dimitris Kaliakoudas​ (a. - c.) | Giota Matzouratou (d. - g.) | Antonis Tsaknakis (h. - q.)

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