The avifauna in Taygetos is quite rich and numbers 103 species, of which 25 days and nocturnal predators and 64 rarities.
Of the 103 species, the 75 breed in the region (47 permanent and 28 summer visitors), 17 are passing or are observed during migration, 10 hibernate and only 1 is considered accidental after it has ceased to reproduce in the area and responds very rarely.
Common in the area species are Gerakina, Vraokirkinezo, Peregrine and Boufos which are permanent and constitute the main members of the bicommunity of the predators of Taygetos.
As for nocturnal predators such as Gionis and the owl, they are located near settlements and crops. Likewise, Nnobuphus, in laconic plain.
Instead, Houhouristis, the literal nocturnal species in Taygetos, shows relatively wide spread, but in small densities.
Three species of woodpecker are recorded on the Taygetos mountain.
The Pine Woodpecker is the most common species, in relatively good densities and several territories in the Kefalonian fir forests and in the pine forests of the eastern part of the mountain to the mixed coniferous forest of deciduous, in the area of Arnas.
The Green Woodpecker responds to mixed clusters of conifer – deciduous.
Leuckoniotis is quite rare and responds to ripe coniferous forests at a relatively high altitude.
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