A Flora and Fauna of Symi

A personal guide to the wildlife of Symi and beyond

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The Western Peloponnese

I've travelled overnight on the Bluestar to Piraeus and thence to Patra and another 30 kilometres to the salt lagoons near the old second world war airfield at Araxos on the west coast of Greece. I joked about seeing wild jackals (canis aureus) but here I am listening to their early evening chorus from my balcony. I am just stunned. Here is a you tube video by a third party....

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