Dazzling weather; check. Ravishing plumage; check. Find mate; check. Time to breed! Birds bursting into song just before dawn are calling to the world that spring has awakened and that breeding season is in full swing. It won’t be long before nests fill with fluffy chicks and their cute calls.
With nature coming into bloom and spring migration underway, the ‘153 birds’ exhibition makes its way to the archaeological site of Kato Pafos, one of the 34 Important Bird Areas of Cyprus, but there is a sad twist to the story…
In the beginning of February the European Commission published for the first time ever an overview of the EU environmental policies and laws related to the 28 Member States. Within the report one can find references on the challenges, opportunities and also on gaps related to a number of environmental policies for every MS.
Continuing BirdLife Cyprus' attempts to ensure both resident and visiting birders receive up to date information on the birds being spotted on the island, we have set up a Google group through which group members can email in their recent sightings and bird news and receive and read those of other members.
Today the European Commission launched its long-awaited public consultation on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). BirdLife Europe and Central Asia is calling for a sustainable food and farming system.
With Cyprus playing host to over 15,500 waterbirds taking refuge from the ‘frozen north’, BirdLife Cyprus and others are marking World Wetlands Day with an event at the Akrotiri Environmental Education Centre on 2 February.
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