Wildlife Photography: Cyprus Wildlife Wildlife Photographs


CYPRUS WILDLIFE 

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Spanish Sparrow (male)

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Spanish Sparrows appear to be increasing in numbers in Cyprus and today are widely distributed in the south of the island

Photo ID: 251

Cretszchmar's Bunting

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Cretschmar's Buntings breed in the foothills in Cyprus around 3000ft above sea level.

Photo ID: 252

Isabelline Wheatear

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The Isabelline Wheatear is a large, rather drab wheatear which occurs in Cyprus on migration between Africa and central Europe

Photo ID: 253

Griffon Vulture

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Only about 24 Griffon Vultures remain in Cyprus compared to several hundred in the early 1960's. Improved animal husbandry is to blame as dead animals are no longer left in the open. The remaining few pairs nesyt on the cliffs at Episcopi in the British Sovereign Base Area

Photo ID: 254

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23 November 2017
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