Category: All about birds

Category: All about birds

All about birds
Can time in nature really improve our mental health? The science says yes

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.

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A month of volunteering for BirdLife Cyprus

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!

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Interview with wildlife vet Constantinos Antoniou

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.

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What should we do to protect bird nests?

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.

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Ethics in wildlife photography

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.

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Make your own nestbox

Make your own nestbox for garden birds such as great tits and house sparrows.

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