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Fauna

Fauna

Of the Park for the Preservation of Flora & Fauna

The greater area of Akrotiri is considered one of the most important biotopes of Crete. During the migratory season, a number of birds find shelter from hunters here. Other birds live in the thickets of the Park all year round. Among the birds that have been observed in the Park are the goshawk (Accipiter gentilis), the sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus), the common buzzard (Buteo buteo), the common kestrel (Falco tinnunculus), the chukar (Alectoris chukar), the turtle dove (Streptopelia turtur), the cuckoo (Cuculus canorus), the scops owl (Otus scops), the hoopoe (Upupa epops), the blackbird (Turdus merula), the song thrush (Turdus philomelos), the raven (Corvus corax), the chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs) and the goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis).

There are small mammals such as hares (Lepus europaeus), hedgehogs (Erinaceus concolor), beech martens (Martes foina), badgers (Meles meles), least weasels (Mustela nivalis), rats and mice (Rattus sp. and Mus sp.) and bats (Tadarida sp., Rhinolophus sp. Pipistrellus sp., Plecotus sp.). The reptiles European cat snake (Telescopus fallax), Balkan green lizard (Lacerta trilineata) Erhard's wall lizard (Podarcis erhardii) are also encountered in the Park.

Many different butterflies and other insects visit the diverse flowers in the Park all year round.

Vertebrates of Akrotiri (the common name link opens a new window):

ClassOrderFamilySpeciesCommon name
Aves ( Birds)Podicipediformes (Grebes)Podicipedidae (Grebes)Tachybaptus ruficollisLittle Grebe
Aves ( Birds)Podicipediformes (Grebes)Podicipedidae (Grebes)Podiceps cristatusGreat Crested Grebe
Aves ( Birds)Procellariiformes (Tube-nosed seabirds)Procellariidae (Petrels and Shearwaters)Calonectris diomedea Cory's Shearwater
Aves ( Birds)Procellariiformes (Tube-nosed seabirds)Procellariidae (Petrels and Shearwaters)Puffinus puffinusManx Shearwater
Aves ( Birds)Procellariiformes (Tube-nosed seabirds)Hydrobatidae (Storm-petrels)Hydrobates pelagicusStorm Petrel
Aves ( Birds)Pelecaniformes (Pelicans, Tropicbirds, Cormorants, and relatives)Phalacrocoracidae(Cormorants)Phalacrocorax carboCormorant
Aves ( Birds)Pelecaniformes (Pelicans, Tropicbirds, Cormorants, and relatives)Phalacrocoracidae(Cormorants)Phalacrocorax aristotelis Shag
Aves ( Birds)Pelecaniformes (Pelicans, Tropicbirds, Cormorants, and relatives)Pelecanidae (Pelicans)Pelecanus onocrotalusGreat White Pelican
Aves ( Birds)Pelecaniformes (Pelicans, Tropicbirds, Cormorants, and relatives)Pelecanidae (Pelicans)Pelecanus crispusDalmatian Pelican
Aves ( Birds)Ciconiiformes (Storks, Herons, and relatives)Ardeidae (Herons & Egrets)Botaurus stellarisGreat Bittern
Aves ( Birds)Ciconiiformes (Storks, Herons, and relatives)Ardeidae (Herons & Egrets)Ixobrychus minutusLittle Bittern
Aves ( Birds)Ciconiiformes (Storks, Herons, and relatives)Ardeidae (Herons & Egrets)Nycticorax nycticoraxNight Heron
Aves ( Birds)Ciconiiformes (Storks, Herons, and relatives)Ardeidae (Herons & Egrets)Ardeola ralloidesSquacco Heron
Aves ( Birds)Ciconiiformes (Storks, Herons, and relatives)Ardeidae (Herons & Egrets)Egretta garzettaLittle Egret
Aves ( Birds)Ciconiiformes (Storks, Herons, and relatives)Ardeidae (Herons & Egrets)Egretta albaGreat White Egret
Aves ( Birds)Ciconiiformes (Storks, Herons, and relatives)Ardeidae (Herons & Egrets)Ardea cinereaGrey Heron
Aves ( Birds)Ciconiiformes (Storks, Herons, and relatives)Ardeidae (Herons & Egrets)Ardea purpureaPurple Heron
Aves ( Birds)Ciconiiformes (Storks, Herons, and relatives)Ciconiidae (Storks)Ciconia nigraBlack Stork
Aves ( Birds)Ciconiiformes (Storks, Herons, and relatives)Ciconiidae (Storks)Ciconia ciconiaWhite Stork
Aves ( Birds)Ciconiiformes (Storks, Herons, and relatives)Threskiornithidae (Ibises and Spoonbills)Plegadis falcinellusGlossy Ibis
Aves ( Birds)Ciconiiformes (Storks, Herons, and relatives)Threskiornithidae (Ibises and Spoonbills)Platalea leucorodiaSpoonbill
Aves ( Birds)Phoenicopteriformes (Flamingos)Phoenicopteridae  (Flamingos)Phoenicopterus ruberGreater Flamingo
Aves ( Birds)Anseriformes (Waterfowl)Anatidae (Swans, Geese and Ducks)Cygnus olorMute Swan
Aves ( Birds)Anseriformes (Waterfowl)Anatidae (Swans, Geese and Ducks)Cygnus cygnusWhooper Swan
Aves ( Birds)Anseriformes (Waterfowl)Anatidae (Swans, Geese and Ducks)Anas penelopeWigeon
Aves ( Birds)Anseriformes (Waterfowl)Anatidae (Swans, Geese and Ducks)Anas creccaTeal
Aves ( Birds)Anseriformes (Waterfowl)Anatidae (Swans, Geese and Ducks)Anas platyrhynchos Mallard
Aves ( Birds)Anseriformes (Waterfowl)Anatidae (Swans, Geese and Ducks)Anas acutaPintail
Aves ( Birds)Anseriformes (Waterfowl)Anatidae (Swans, Geese and Ducks)Aythya ferinaPochard
Aves ( Birds)Anseriformes (Waterfowl)Anatidae (Swans, Geese and Ducks)Aythya nyrocaFerruginous Duck
Aves ( Birds)Accipitriformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Accipitridae (Hawks, Vultures & Eagles)Pernis apivorusHoney Buzzard
Aves ( Birds)Accipitriformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Accipitridae (Hawks, Vultures & Eagles)Milvus migransBlack Kite
Aves ( Birds)Accipitriformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Accipitridae (Hawks, Vultures & Eagles)Milvus milvusRed Kite
Aves ( Birds)Accipitriformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Accipitridae (Hawks, Vultures & Eagles)Haliaaetus albicillaWhite-tailed Eagle
Aves ( Birds)Accipitriformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Accipitridae (Hawks, Vultures & Eagles)Gyps fulvusGriffon Vulture
Aves ( Birds)Accipitriformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Accipitridae (Hawks, Vultures & Eagles)Circaetus gallicusShort-toed Eagle
Aves ( Birds)Accipitriformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Accipitridae (Hawks, Vultures & Eagles)Circus aeruginosusMarsh Harrier
Aves ( Birds)Accipitriformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Accipitridae (Hawks, Vultures & Eagles)Circus cyaneusHen Harrier
Aves ( Birds)Accipitriformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Accipitridae (Hawks, Vultures & Eagles)Accipiter gentilisGoshawk
Aves ( Birds)Accipitriformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Accipitridae (Hawks, Vultures & Eagles)Accipiter nisusSparrowhawk
Aves ( Birds)Accipitriformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Accipitridae (Hawks, Vultures & Eagles)Accipiter brevipes Levant Sparrowhawk
Aves ( Birds)Accipitriformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Accipitridae (Hawks, Vultures & Eagles)Buteo buteoCommon Buzzard
Aves ( Birds)Accipitriformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Accipitridae (Hawks, Vultures & Eagles)Buteo rufinusLong-legged Buzzard
Aves ( Birds)Accipitriformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Accipitridae (Hawks, Vultures & Eagles)Aquila rapaxTawny Eagle
Aves ( Birds)Accipitriformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Accipitridae (Hawks, Vultures & Eagles)Aquila pomarinaLesser Spotted Eagle
Aves ( Birds)Accipitriformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Accipitridae (Hawks, Vultures & Eagles)Aquila clangaSpotted Eagle
Aves ( Birds)Accipitriformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Accipitridae (Hawks, Vultures & Eagles)Aquila heliacaImperial Eagle
Aves ( Birds)Accipitriformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Accipitridae (Hawks, Vultures & Eagles)Hieraaetus pennatusBooted Eagle
Aves ( Birds)Accipitriformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Accipitridae (Hawks, Vultures & Eagles)Hieraaetus fasciatusBonelli's Eagle
Aves ( Birds)Accipitriformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Pandionidae (Osprey)Pandion haliaetusOsprey
Aves ( Birds)Accipitriformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Falconidae (Falcons)Falco naumanni Lesser Kestrel
Aves ( Birds)Falconiformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Falconidae (Falcons)Falco tinnunculus Common Kestrel
Aves ( Birds)Falconiformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Falconidae (Falcons)Falco vespertinusRed-footed Falcon
Aves ( Birds)Falconiformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Falconidae (Falcons)Falco eleonoraeEleonora's Falcon
Aves ( Birds)Falconiformes (Diurnal birds of prey)Falconidae (Falcons)Falco peregrinusPeregrine Falcon
Aves ( Birds)Galliformes (Megapodes, Curassows, Pheasants, Quails, and relatives)Phasianidae (Partidges, Quails & Pheasants)Alectoris chukarChukar
Aves ( Birds)Galliformes (Megapodes, Curassows, Pheasants, Quails, and relatives)Phasianidae (Partidges, Quails & Pheasants)Coturnix coturnixQuail
Aves ( Birds)Gruiformes (Coots, Cranes, and Rails)Rallidae (Rails)Porzana porzanaSpotted Crake
Aves ( Birds)Gruiformes (Coots, Cranes, and Rails)Rallidae (Rails)Gallinula chloropusMoorhen
Aves ( Birds)Gruiformes (Coots, Cranes, and Rails)Rallidae (Rails)Fulica atraCoot
Aves ( Birds)Gruiformes (Coots, Cranes, and Rails)Gruidae (Cranes)Grus grus Common Crane
Aves ( Birds)Gruiformes (Coots, Cranes, and Rails)Otitidae (Bustards)Otis tardaGreat Bustard
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Haematopodidae (Oystercatchers)Haematopus ostralegusOystercatcher
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)Himantopus himantopusBlack-winged Stilt
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)Recurvirostra avosettaAvocet
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Burhinidae (Stone Curlews and Thick-knees)Burhinus oedicnemusStone Curlew
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Glareolidae (Coursers and Pratincoles)Glareola pratincolaCollared Pratincole
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)Charadrius hiaticulaRinged Plover
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)Calidris minutusLittle Stint
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)Calidris temminckiiTemminck's Stint
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)Philomachus pugnaxRuff
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)Gallinago gallinago Common Snipe
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)Gallinago mediaGreat Snipe
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)Scolopax rusticolaWoodcock
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)Limosa limosaBlack-tailed Godwit
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)Tringa erythropusSpotted Redshank
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)Tringa totanusCommon Redshank
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)Tringa stagnatilisMarsh Sandpiper
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)Tringa ochroposGreen Sandpiper
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)Tringa glareolaWood Sandpiper
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Laridae (Gulls)Larus ridibundusBlack-headed Gull
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Laridae (Gulls)Larus fuscusLesser Black-backed Gull
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Laridae (Gulls)Larus cacchinansYellow-legged Gull
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Sternidae (Terns)Sterna sandvicensisSandwich Tern
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Sternidae (Terns)Sterna hirundoCommon Tern
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Sternidae (Terns)Sterna albifrons Little Tern
Aves ( Birds)Charadriiformes (Shorebirds and Galls)Sternidae (Terns)Chlidonias leucopterusWhite-winged Black Tern
Aves ( Birds)Columbiformes (Pigeons)Columbidae (Pigeons)Columba liviaRock Dove
Aves ( Birds)Columbiformes (Pigeons)Columbidae (Pigeons)Columba oenasStock Dove
Aves ( Birds)Columbiformes (Pigeons)Columbidae (Pigeons)Columba palumbusWoodpigeon
Aves ( Birds)Columbiformes (Pigeons)Columbidae (Pigeons)Streptopelia decaoctoCollared Dove
Aves ( Birds)Columbiformes (Pigeons)Columbidae (Pigeons)Streptopelia turturTurtle Dove
Aves ( Birds)Cuculiformes (Cuckoos, Hoatzin, Turacos, and relatives)Cuculidae (Cuckoos)Cuculus canorusCuckoo
Aves ( Birds)Strigiformes (Owls)Tytonidae (Owls)Tyto albaBarn Owl
Aves ( Birds)Strigiformes (Owls)Strigidae (Owls)Otus scopsScops Owl
Aves ( Birds)Strigiformes (Owls)Strigidae (Owls)Bubo buboEagle Owl
Aves ( Birds)Strigiformes (Owls)Strigidae (Owls)Strix alucoTawny Owl
Aves ( Birds)Strigiformes (Owls)Strigidae (Owls)Asio otusLong-eared Owl
Aves ( Birds)Strigiformes (Owls)Strigidae (Owls)Aegolius funereusTengmalm's Owl
Aves ( Birds)Caprimulgiformes (Nightbirds)Caprimulgidae (Nightjars)Caprimulgus europaeusNightjar
Aves ( Birds)Apodiformes (Swifts and Hummingbirds)Apodidae (Swifts)Apus apusCommon Swift
Aves ( Birds)Coraciiformes (Kingfishers and relatives)Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)Alcedo atthisCommon Kingfisher
Aves ( Birds)Coraciiformes (Kingfishers and relatives)Meropidae (Bee-eaters)Merops apiasterEuropean Bee-eater
Aves ( Birds)Coraciiformes (Kingfishers and relatives)Coraciidae (Rollers)Coracias garrulusRoller
Aves ( Birds)Coraciiformes (Kingfishers and relatives)Upupidae (Hoopoe)Upupa epopsHoopoe
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Alaudidae (Larks)Melanocorypha calandraCalandra Lark
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Alaudidae (Larks)Calandrella brachydactylaShort-toed Lark
Aves ( Birds)asseriformes (Perching birds)Alaudidae (Larks)Galerida cristataCrested Lark
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Alaudidae (Larks)Lullula arboreaWoodlark
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Alaudidae (Larks)Alauda arvensisSkylark
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Hirundinidae (Swallows)Hirundo rusticaSwallow
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Hirundinidae (Swallows)Delichon urbicaHouse Martin
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Motacillidae (Pipits and Wagtails)Anthus campestrisTawny Pipit
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Motacillidae (Pipits and Wagtails)Anthus trivialisTree Pipit
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Motacillidae (Pipits and Wagtails)Anthus cervinus Red-throated Pipit
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Motacillidae (Pipits and Wagtails)Anthus spinolettaWater Pipit
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Motacillidae (Pipits and Wagtails)Motacilla flavaYellow Wagtail
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Motacillidae (Pipits and Wagtails)Motacilla cinereaGrey Wagtail
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Motacillidae (Pipits and Wagtails)Motacilla albaPied wagtail, white wagtail 
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Troglodytidae (Wrens)Troglodytes troglodytesWren
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Prunelidae (Accentors)Prunella modularisDunnock
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Turdidae (Chats and Thrushes)Erithacus rubeculaRobin
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Turdidae (Chats and Thrushes)Luscinia megarhynchosNightingale
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Turdidae (Chats and Thrushes)Phoenicurus ochrurosBlack Redstart
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Turdidae (Chats and Thrushes)Phoenicurus phoenicurusCommon Redstart
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Turdidae (Chats and Thrushes)Saxicola rubetraWhinchat
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Turdidae (Chats and Thrushes)Saxicola torquataStonechat
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Turdidae (Chats and Thrushes)Oenanthe oenantheNorthern Wheatear
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Turdidae (Chats and Thrushes)Oenanthe hispanicaBlack-eared Wheatear
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Turdidae (Chats and Thrushes)Monticola saxatilisRock Thrush
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Turdidae (Chats and Thrushes)Monticola solitariusBlue Rock Thrush
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Turdidae (Chats and Thrushes)Turdus merulaBlackbird
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Turdidae (Chats and Thrushes)Turdus philomelosSong Thrush
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Turdidae (Chats and Thrushes)Turdus iliacusRedwing
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Turdidae (Chats and Thrushes)Turdus viscivorusMistle Thrush
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Sylviidae (Warblers)Acrocephalus schoenobaenusSedge Warbler
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Sylviidae (Warblers)Hippolais pallidaOlivaceous Warbler
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Sylviidae (Warblers)Hippolais icterinaIcterine Warbler
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Sylviidae (Warblers)Sylvia cantillansSubalpine Warbler
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Sylviidae (Warblers)Sylvia melanocephalaSardinian Warbler
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Sylviidae (Warblers)Sylvia rueppelliRüppell's Warbler
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Sylviidae (Warblers)Sylvia hortensisOrphean Warbler
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Sylviidae (Warblers)Sylvia currucaLesser Whitethroat
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Sylviidae (Warblers)Sylvia communisCommon Whitethroat
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Sylviidae (Warblers)Sylvia atricapillaBlackcap
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Sylviidae (Warblers)Phylloscopus sibilatrixWood Warbler
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Sylviidae (Warblers)Phylloscopus collybitaChiffchaff
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Sylviidae (Warblers)Regulus regulusGoldcrest
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Muscicapidae (Flycatchers)Muscicapa striataSpotted Flycatcher
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Muscicapidae (Flycatchers)Ficedula semitorquataSemi-collared Flycatcher
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Muscicapidae (Flycatchers)Ficedula albicollisCollared Flycatcher
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Muscicapidae (Flycatchers)Ficedula hypoleucaPied Flycatcher
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Paridae (Tits)Parus majorGreat Tit
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Oriolidae (Orioles)Oriolus oriolusGolden Oriole
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Laniidae (Shrikes)Lanius collurioRed-backed Shrike
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Laniidae (Shrikes)Lanius minorLesser Grey Shrike
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Laniidae (Shrikes)Lanius senatorWoodchat Shrike
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Corvidae (Jays, Crows and Magpies)Corvus coroneCarrion Crow
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Corvidae (Jays, Crows and Magpies)Corvus coraxRaven
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Sturnidae (Starlings)Sturnus vulgarisStarling
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Passeridae (Sparrows)Passer domesticusHouse Sparrow
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Fringillidae (Finches)Fringilla coelebsChaffinch
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Fringillidae (Finches)Serinus serinusSerin
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Fringillidae (Finches)Carduelis chlorisGreenfinch
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Fringillidae (Finches)Carduelis carduelisGoldfinch
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Fringillidae (Finches)Carduelis cannabinaLinnet
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Emberizidae (Buntings)Emberiza cirlusCirl Bunting
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Emberizidae (Buntings)Emberiza hortulanaOrtolan Bunting
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Emberizidae (Buntings)Emberiza caesiaCretzschmar's Bunting
Aves ( Birds)Passeriformes (Perching birds)Emberizidae (Buntings)Miliaria calandraCorn Bunting
Amphibia (Amphibians)AnuraBufonidaeBufo viridisGreen Toad, European Green Toad, Variable Toad
Amphibia (Amphibians)AnuraHylidaeHyla arboreaCommon Tree Frog, European Tree Frog, European Green Treefrog
Amphibia (Amphibians)AnuraRanidaeRana cretensisCretan Water Frog
Reptilia (Reptiles)TestudinesGeoemydidaeMauremys rivulataBalkan Terrapin, Stripe-necked Terrapin
Reptilia (Reptiles)SquamataGekkonidaeCyrtopodion kotschyi (Mediodactylus kotschyi)Kotschy's Gecko
Reptilia (Reptiles)SquamataGekkonidaeHemidactylus turcicusTurkish Gecko
Reptilia (Reptiles)SquamataGekkonidaeTarentola mauritanicaWall Gecko, Mauritanian Gecko, Moorish Gecko
Reptilia (Reptiles)SquamataLacertidaeLacerta trilineataBalkan Green Lizard
Reptilia (Reptiles)SquamataLacertidaePodarcis muralisCommon Wall Lizard
Reptilia (Reptiles)SquamataLacertidaePodarcis erhardiiErhard's Wall Lizard
Reptilia (Reptiles)SquamataScincidaeChalcides occelatusOcellated Skink
Reptilia (Reptiles)SquamataColubridaeHierophis gemonensisBalkan Whip Snake
Reptilia (Reptiles)SquamataColubridaeZamenis situlaLeopard Snake
Reptilia (Reptiles)SquamataColubridaeNatrix natrixGrass Snake
Reptilia (Reptiles)SquamataColubridaeTelescopus fallaxEuropean Cat Snake
Mammalia (Mammals)InsectivoraErinaceidaeErinaceus concolorEastern Hedgehog
Mammalia (Mammals)InsectivoraSoricidaeCrocidura suaveolens Lesser white-toothed shrew 
Mammalia (Mammals)InsectivoraSoricidaeSuncus etruscusPygmy white-toothed shrew
Mammalia (Mammals)ChiropteraRhinolophidaeRhinolophus ferrum-equinumGreater horseshoe bat
Mammalia (Mammals)ChiropteraRhinolophidaeRhinolophus hipposiderosLesser horseshoe bat
Mammalia (Mammals)ChiropteraVespertilionidaePipistrellus kuhliiKuhl's pipistrelle
Mammalia (Mammals)ChiropteraVespertilionidaePlecotus austriacusGrey long-eared bat
Mammalia (Mammals)ChiropteraMolossidaeTadarida teniotisEuropean free-tailed bat
Mammalia (Mammals)RodentiaMuridaeApodemus mystacinus epimelasrock mouse
Mammalia (Mammals)RodentiaMuridaeApodemus sylvaticuswood mouse
Mammalia (Mammals)RodentiaMuridaeMus musculus Eastern house mouse
Mammalia (Mammals)RodentiaMuridaeRattus rattus Black rat
Mammalia (Mammals)RodentiaGliridaeMyoxus glis?Fat Dormouse
Mammalia (Mammals)Lagomorpha Leporidae Lepus europaeusBrown hare
Mammalia (Mammals)CarnivoraMustelidae Martes foinaBeech marten
Mammalia (Mammals)CarnivoraMustelidae Meles meles arcalusEuropean badger
Mammalia (Mammals)CarnivoraMustelidae Mustela nivalisWeasel
Mammalia (Mammals)CarnivoraFelidae Felis silvestris cretensis ?wild cat