A Flora and Fauna of Symi

A personal guide to the wildlife of Symi and beyond

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Golden Oriole and a Spotted Flycatcher (not)

I spent 2 hours chasing a golden oriole yesterday that flew past my balcony only to watch it being pursued in the opposite direction by a highly territorial blackbird. I also missed a spotted flycatcher perched on a fence post in front of me. But I did get some nice shots of a blue rock thrush.

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