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Early field data indicate a tragic picture for autumn illegal bird trapping

BirdLife Cyprus has been undertaking its systematic monitoring field programme of illegal bird trapping activity since the beginning of September 2014 and we will continue until mid-October, covering the autumn bird migration...
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IBACareCY Project EVENTS

In the framework of the ‘IBACareCY Project’ for the Development of a Network of Important Bird Area (IBA) Caretakers in Cyprus generously funded by the EEA Grants Cyprus NGO programme, BirdLife Cyprus invites you to a talk by the famous Finnish ornithologist, world raptor expert and author of ‘The...
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The first screening in Cyprus of the documentary “Emptying the Skies” was a great success

BirdLife Cyprus with the support of NABU (partner of BirdLife International in Germany) and Heinz Sielmann Stiftung organised the first screening in Cyprus of the award winning documentary “Emptying the Skies” and a panel discussion on illegal trapping of migratory birds in Cyprus with Mrs...
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Action by LPO (BirdLife France) to stop Ortolan Bunting trapping in France

On the morning of 4 September, 2014 in Landes, France, a team of conservationists were violently attacked by poachers during their efforts to free caged live decoy Ortolan Buntings. The police had to intervene to protect the conservationists. The head of the LPO delegation...
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Raptor-watchers scanning the autumn skies

Raptor migration is arguably the highlight of the autumn migration season, and BirdLife Cyprus’ team of counters have been in action since the last weekend of August, covering the main ‘bottleneck’ sites for bird of prey passage: Akrotiri peninsula, Pafos plain and Cape Greco...
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