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Wetlands of Lesvos

Ponds and Streams in Lesvos

Lesvos is blessed with more water then most of the other Aegean islands and therefore is rich in agriculture as well as wetlands. These are photos of some of the ponds, rivers and tidalpools. In spring and summer they are still full of water and wildlife, including turtles, frogs, snakes, birds and whatever other animals come by for a drink. We allways save our extra bread to feed the turtles when we come upon one of these pools.


River basin at Ancient Antissa.


Remma at Campo Antissa


River at Skala Erressos (facing the sea)


River at Skala Erresos (facing the mountains)


Tidal Pool in Western Skala Kaloni


Frog in Skala Eressos


Pool near Moni Perivoli


Turtle pond near Skalahori


Spring in Karini


Rare Karinian duck


Tidal pool in West Skala Kaloni


Stork in river bed at Skala Eressos

See also Birds and Wildlife

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