16-17-18-21 October 2014

Sani Resort within the Sani Green program organized special events that lasted 4 days, in cooperation with with the Hellenic Ornithological Society and Action for the Wildlife, on the occasion of the international celebration Eurobirdwatch. In favour of the protection and the sustainability of the Sani Wetlands, the events took place on  Thursday 16th and Friday 17th for the Elementary school of Nea Fokea, Saturday 18th for the guests of the resort and Tuesday 21st for the Elementary school of Afytos. The events incuded guided tours and bird watching, environmental education activities, wildlife photography exhibition.   More than 300 people took part on this four-day celebration. Children as expected, enjoyed everything more and learnt a lot about bird life and their habits through games and handicrafts. Bird-masks and mini paper binoculars were some of the things that the kids so happily created!

The birds that were spotted during the bird watching activities are the following:

Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos)

Teals (Anas crecca)

Pochards (Aythya ferina)

Shovellers (Anas clypeata)

Pintails (Anas acuta)

Wigeons (Anas penelope)

Marsh Harriers (Circus aeroginosus)

Little egrets (Egretta garzetta)

Grey Herons (Ardea cinarea)

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Chris Serafeimidis

Sani Resort Eco Guide

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