Bird migration is among the wonders of the natural world. This time of year, thousands of migratory birds leave Europe to travel towards Africa, where they will spend the winter. Many of them are currently passing through Cyprus.
Seabirds are mesmerizing creatures, but we don’t know a lot about them here in Cyprus. Species and their abundance, distribution and population trends have yet to be recorded and understood. Though a lot may think that this is not the case due to the frequency of seagulls in the coastal areas of Larnaka or Latchi, especially near fish taverns, our most recent survey suggests otherwise.
Joe Sultana, one of the great personalities of the BirdLife partnership and one of the most effective and passionate defenders of birds and the environment of his beloved Malta, passed away in early September, at the age of 78.
Autumn migration is upon us and it’s exciting! Well, it is indeed exciting if you’re into birds and you’re in Cyprus, but not as much if you’re a small songbird passing through the south-eastern corner of the island to head towards your wintering grounds.
Summer weekends combined with city heat does not sound very exciting, but that did not stop postgraduate students of the European University of Cyprus to use their creative powers and add some colour in the heart of the city for a refreshing summer afternoon.
Ηow many of us have truly explored this site, its natural, cultural and traditional aspects? And why are we now worried about its preservation?
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