We all know that spending time in nature is enjoyable, but there’s increasing evidence that watching wildlife – and birds in particular – has a profound positive impact on our mental wellbeing. Here we delve into the latest discoveries from the fields of biology, economics and psychology.
Category: All about birds
Category: All about birds
At BirdLife Cyprus, we are very selective when it comes to offering volunteer opportunities, as we always want to ensure it works (and ‘gives’) both ways. Artemis, a 16-year-old student who spent a month volunteering with us this summer, shares her experiences and what she learnt along the way. Thank you, Artemis, for your interest and your passion and for all the valuable help!
As we saw in the last episode, from the moment they hatch,
If you are on the edge of your seat and are wondering how many of the six Common Kestrel eggs have hatched, then keep on reading.
Wildlife vets are few and far between in Cyprus, so we could not resist an interview with a member of
this rare species, who also happens to be a close collaborator of BirdLife Cyprus.
Before we begin the second part of the story, we urge you
Every spring, birds devote a huge amount of time and energy looking after their eggs and chicks. If you want to give them a helping hand, here are some simple tips that you can follow in your garden and local area to keep nesting birds safe.
Our network of Barn Owl nest boxes has been steadily growing these
Some things signal the arrival of spring like nothing else. The blossoming
Η πικρή αλήθκεια ένι ότι έσιει εκατοντάδες χιλιάδες λόγους γιατί εν μπορούμεν
An article focused on the need to be sensitive and considerate as a photographer when it comes to your impact on nature. Some hints and tips from our member, volunteer and wildlife photographer Ben Porter.
The Game and Fauna Service (GFS) and BirdLife Cyprus condemn the recent
Monitoring surveys help us keep track of our birds and the health
The White Stork Ciconia ciconia is one of the most well-known migratory bird species
These past few weeks we are experiencing an unexpected and different daily routine, while staying
“Picture the scene: high limestone cliffs on the right, reaching up into
Goodbye flip-flops, hello pumpkin spice lattes! Wait; what? This doesn’t feel quite
For 116 years, not a single White Stork nested in Montenegro. Instead,
Although endemic, Cyprus Wheatears are migratory and every autumn they travel to
Can you imagine a world without birds? The benefits birds bring us
Make your own nestbox for garden birds such as great tits and house sparrows.