A Flora and Fauna of Symi

A personal guide to the wildlife of Symi and beyond

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Latin/Greek/English names

This list is a Latin/Greek/English translation of bird species but does not necessarily reflect species recorded here on Symi or close by.

The following list is extracted with thanks and permission from a document  supplied by Hilary Koll & Steve Mills at  BirdWing.eu

Alectoris chukar                 

Νησιώτικη Πέρδικα               

Chukar

Alectoris rufa                   

Κοκκινοπέρδικα            

Red-legged Partridge

Calonectris diomedea             

Αρτέμης                    

Cory's Shearwater

Phalacrocorax carbo              

(Ευρωπαϊκός) Κορμοράνος                

Great Cormorant

Phalacrocorax aristotelis        

(Ευρωπαϊκός) Θαλασσοκόρακας            

European Shag

Nycticorax nycticorax            

(Κοινός) Νυχτοκόρακας             

Black-crowned Night Heron

Egretta garzetta                 

(Κοινός) Λευκοτσικνιάς              

Little Egret

Ardea cinerea                    

Σταχτοτσικνιάς             

Grey Heron

Ardea purpurea                   

Πορφυροτσικνιάς            

Purple Heron

Milvus migrans                   

Τσίφτης                    

Black Kite

Circaetus gallicus                           

Φιδαετός                   

Short-toed Eagle

Accipiter nisus                  

(Κοινό) Ξεφτέρι                    

Eurasian Sparrowhawk

Accipiter brevipes               

(Κοινό) Σαΐνι

Levant Sparrowhawk

Buteo buteo                      

(Κοινή) Γερακίνα                   

Common Buzzard

Buteo rufinus                    

Αετογερακίνα               

Long-legged Buzzard

Aquila chrysaetos                          

Χρυσαετός                  

Golden Eagle

Falco naumanni                   

(Ευρωπαϊκό) Κιρκινέζι                  

Lesser Kestrel

Falco tinnunculus                

Βραχοκιρκίνεζο             

Common Kestrel

Falco eleonorae                  

Μαυροπετρίτης              

Eleonora's Falcon

Falco peregrinus                 

Πετρίτης            

Peregrine

Gallinago gallinago              

(Κοινό) Μπεκατσίνι                

Common Snipe

Gallinago media                  

Διπλομπεκάτσινο            

Great Snipe

Larus melanocephalus             

Μαυροκέφαλος Γλάρος        

Mediterranean Gull

Larus ridibundus                 

Καστανοκέφαλος Γλάρος      

Black-headed Gull

Larus audouinii                  

Αιγαιόγλαρος               

Audouin's Gull

Larus michahellis

Ασημόγλαρος της Μεσογείου  

Yellow-legged Gull

Sterna sandvicensis              

Χειμωνογλάρονο             

Sandwich Tern

Columba livia                    

Αγριοπερίστερο             

Rock Pigeon

Streptopelia decaocto            

(Ευρασιατική) Δεκαοχτούρα                

Eurasian Collared Dove

Streptopelia turtur              

(Ευρωπαϊκό) Τρυγόνι                    

European Turtle Dove

Tyto alba                        

Τυτώ               

Barn Owl

Otus scops                       

(Ευρωπαϊκός) Γκιώνης                    

European Scops Owl

Athene noctua                    

(Ευρωπαϊκή) Κουκουβάγια                

Little Owl

Strix aluco                      

(Κοινός) Χουχουριστής               

Tawny Owl

Apus melba                       

Βουνοσταχτάρα              

Alpine Swift

Apus apus                        

(Κοινή) Σταχτάρα              

Common Swift

Alcedo atthis                    

(Ευρωπαϊκή) Αλκυόνη                   

Common Kingfisher

Merops apiaster                  

(Ευρωπαϊκός) Μελισσοφάγος              

European Bee-eater

Coracias garrulus                

(Ευρωπαϊκή) Χαλκοκουρούνα            

European Roller

Dryocopus martius                

Μαύρος Δρυοκολάπτης            

Black Woodpecker

Alauda arvensis                  

(Κοινή) Σιταρήθρα                  

Eurasian Sky Lark

Ptyonoprogne rupestris           

(Ευρωπαϊκό) Βραχοχελίδονο              

Eurasian Crag Martin

Hirundo rustica                  

Σταυλοχελίδονο             

Barn Swallow

Hirundo daurica                  

Μιλτοχελίδονο             

Red-rumped Swallow

Delichon urbicum                  

Λευκοχελίδονο              

Common House Martin

Motacilla cinerea                

Σταχτοσουσουράδα           

Grey Wagtail

Motacilla alba                   

Λευκοσουσουράδα           

White Wagtail

Troglodytes troglodytes          

(Ευρωπαϊκός) Τρυποφράχτης              

Winter Wren

Erithacus rubecula               

Κοκκινολαίμης              

European Robin

Phoenicurus ochruros             

Καρβουνιάρης               

Black Redstart

Saxicola torquatus                

(Ευρωπαϊκός) Μαυρολαίμης               

Common Stonechat

Oenanthe oenanthe                

Σταχτοπετρόκλης            

Northern Wheatear

Oenanthe pleschanka              

Παρδαλοπετρόκλης          

Pied Wheatear

Oenanthe hispanica               

Ασπροκωλίνα                  

Black-eared Wheatear

Monticola solitarius             

Γαλαζοκότσυφας            

Blue Rock Thrush

Turdus torquatus                 

Χιονοκότσυφας                

Ring Ouzel

Turdus merula                    

(Κοινός) Κότσυφας                  

Common Blackbird

Turdus philomelos

(Κοινή) Τσίχλα

Song Thrush

Hippolais pallida                

Ωχροστριτσίδα              

Eastern Olivaceous Warbler

Sylvia atricapilla               

Μαυροσκούφης              

Blackcap

Sylvia melanocephala             

Μαυροτσιροβάκος           

Sardinian Warbler

Phylloscopus collybita           

Δεντροφυλλοσκόπος          

Common Chiffchaff

Muscicapa striata                

Σταχτομυγοχάφτης           

Spotted Flycatcher

Ficedula hypoleuca               

Μαυρομυγοχάφτης            

Pied Flycatcher

Parus ater                       

Ελατοπαπαδίτσα            

Coal Tit

Parus caeruleus                  

Γαλαζοπαπαδίτσα            

Blue Tit

Parus major                      

Καλόγερος                  

Great Tit

Lanius collurio                  

Αετομάχος                 

Red-backed Shrike

Lanius minor                     

Σταχτοκεφαλάς            

Lesser Grey Shrike

Garrulus glandarius              

(Ευρωπαϊκή) Κίσσα                      

Eurasian Jay

Pica pica                        

(Κοινή) Καρακάξα                   

Common Magpie

Corvus corone                    

(Σταχτιά) Κουρούνα             

Hooded Crow

Corvus corax                     

(Κοινός) Κόρακας                    

Common Raven

Passer domesticus                

Σπιτοσπουργίτης           

House Sparrow

Serinus serinus                  

Σκαρθάκι                   

European Serin

Carduelis chloris                

(Ευρωπαϊκός) Φλώρος                     

European Greenfinch

Carduelis carduelis              

(Κοινή) Καρδερίνα                  

European Goldfinch

Emberiza hortulana               

Βλαχοτσίχλονο                     

Ortolan Bunting

Emberiza caesia                  

Φρυγανοτσίχλονο               

Cretzschmar's Bunting