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Sunrise At Marais De Sionnet / Day Trip Report September 2018


Being the greatest birding hotspot in Geneva area, Marais de Sionnet always brings us nice sightings and photo opportunities. To this day, 159 bird species have been reported on ebird, and our guide Jonathan who led this private excursion spotted 103!

During this sunrise excursion to Marais de Sionnet, we spotted 26 bird species :

Carrion Crow
Common Chaffinch
Common Chiffchaff
Common Kestrel
Common Starling
Common Stonechat
Common Woodpigeon
Eurasian Blackbird
Eurasian Blackcap
Eurasian Blue Tit
Eurasian Buzzard
Eurasian Green Woodpecker
Eurasian Magpie
Eurasian Moorhen
European Goldfinch
European Greenfinch
European Robin
Great Tit
Grey Heron
House Sparrow
Reed Bunting
White Wagtail
Yellow-legged Gull

And before even seeing our first bird, we spotted a Red Fox on the hunt. We spotted moving and watched it for a long time in total respect. So it was a fantastic morning to say the least.

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