October 2016

Management works in progress at Akrotiri Marsh as part of the Darwin project

The landscaping and water management works that started on 10 October 2016 at Akrotiri Marsh are still in progress. These works include ditch dredging, scrape and pool creation, some reed clearing as well as the creation of footpaths which will channel visitors to the birdwatching hides. These works are expected to finish in mid-November while

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BirdLife Cyprus supports the acacia removal for the protection of Cyprus’ nature and avifauna

BirdLife Cyprus supports and welcomes the acacia (Acacia saligna) removal at Cape Pyla, implemented by the British Bases over the last few years, for the protection of Cyprus’ nature and avifauna.  It must be noted that the large areas of acacia located in Cape Pyla are used for the illegal trapping of birds with mist

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5.8 million migratory birds counted during EuroBirdwatch 2016

24,115 people attended this year’s EuroBirdwatch, the biggest European birdwatching event hosted by 40 national partner organisations of BirdLife International in Europe and Central Asia.  Participating in more than 1,000 different events taking place over the past weekend, they were able to observe the stunning autumn migration, as birds make their way southwards to their

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153 birds’ – Drawing and Photography Exhibition Opening

BirdLife Cyprus invites you to the opening of the Drawing and Photography Exhibition of the ‘153 birds’ campaign! The starting point of the ‘153 birds’ campaign and the drawing competition was a successful event organised on Sunday 17 April 2016 at the Famagusta Gate Moat. On that day, more than 200 people of all ages

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