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07 December 2017
Join us on Saturday 16 December at 9am at the Cape Greco Environmental Education and Information Centre to experience nature in new ways! What will we do? A bird ringing demonstration, a creative mapping workshop in nature and picnic*!
01 December 2017
SHOT AND LEFT FOR DEAD: On a windswept hill in Southern Europe, the remains of a Honey Buzzard flutter in the breeze, its piercing yellow eyes dulling as it takes its final gasp. Sadly this bird is just one of millions that are illegally killed every year as they migrate between Europe, the Caucasus, the Middle East and Africa. The slaughter is indiscriminate - with shooting, trapping and poisoning rife.
01 December 2017
Following the death of wild birds at Bishop’s Pool in Akrotiri back in September, BirdLife Cyprus recently met with the competent authorities of the British Bases and the Republic of Cyprus to examine the issue and find solutions.
 
01 December 2017
We are happy to present to you the BirdLife Cyprus new wall calendar for 2018 which showcases pictures of birds found in Important Bird Areas (IBAs) of Cyprus.
23 November 2017
Bird ringing is a useful research tool providing information on the survival, productivity and movements of birds, helping us to monitor bird populations and to understand why they are changing.
07 November 2017
Poaching, illegal bird trapping, violation of environmental and social justice. These are apparently being promoted by specific Members of the Parliament with a series of proposals for further relaxations to the bird protection law in order to satisfy a section of the hunting community and the bird trappers.
04 November 2017
Looking for something different and fun to do with your family on the weekend? Why not try birdwatching, one of the simplest ways to get close to the world of birds and nature. Join us with your family on 12 or 26 November at Athalassa Park or Oroklini Lake to connect with the natural world around you and peak into the life of these remarkable feathered creatures.
04 November 2017
Modern technology has become a vital part of enforcement and competent authorities in different countries have started to use it to fight wildlife crime. Such technology could include the use of drones, forensic testing and covert surveillance, just to name a few. The benefits of using such technology are many, including the gathering of evidence against wildlife criminals to use in courts, footage for media use, but also more efficient use of enforcement personnel time.
02 November 2017
The positive news we had last spring on the record of new Griffon Vulture nests unfortunately did not last. On 21 October a young Griffon Vulture was found dead at Ai Yiannis area at Vretsia. This vulture was probably the one that was recorded as a nestling on the cliffs of the area during the usual island-wide vulture census last May.
02 November 2017
Did you know that seabirds are one of the most threatened groups of birds in the world? Human activities are causing habitat destruction and pollution in the seas and oceans, putting marine biodiversity under enormous pressure. 

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