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€21.586 fine for poaching and illegal bird trapping case
Feathered journeys: the wonder of bird migration on your mobile
Cyprus Bird Report 2015 out now

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31 August 2017
In mid-August, a man from the Larnaca district was fined €21.586 for poaching and illegal bird trapping, following the controversial recent law amendment. When the competent authorities searched the 67 year old’s house after catching him red-handed on the 9th of August, they found and confiscated 2 freshly killed hares, 5 young Chukar partridges, 24 Song thrushes and 4 mist nets. 
01 August 2017
Have you ever imagined what it would be like to fly like a bird or if you would survive the migration journey of birds? What do you think would help you and what do you think would be a threat or an obstacle on this journey? Now, with the new and free mobile application (app) by BirdLife Cyprus ‘Feathered Journeys’ you can try your luck as a migratory bird and see whether you will manage to survive and complete this difficult journey.
31 March 2017
The Cyprus Bird Report 2015 is now available.
05 March 2017
BirdLife Cyprus' Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Sunday, 12 March 2017 at the Akrotiri Environmental Education Centre, in the village of Akrotiri, Limassol. 
04 March 2017
They say that education and training never end and for this reason I am very happy to undertake the position of Ringing Officer at Birdlife Cyprus. 
04 March 2017
Continuing BirdLife Cyprus' attempts to ensure both resident and visiting birders receive up to date information on the birds being spotted on the island, we have set up a Google group through which group members can email in their recent sightings and bird news and receive and read those of other members.
31 January 2017
BirdLife Cyprus is looking for highly competent, experienced and hard-working fieldworkers to visit the island as full-time volunteer bird surveyors, to help with the monitoring of breeding bird species and Atlas survey work. Only one or two volunteers will be accepted for 2017, so early application is advised.
31 January 2017
Have you been out bird watching in 2016? Then please don’t forget to send all your 2016 sightings in to the Recorder if you haven’t already done so.
01 December 2016
Temperatures have finally dropped and Christmas is just around the corner! If you are looking to buy meaningful and educational gifts to give to your loved ones this Christmas you can find us at the German Christmas Fayre at the Goethe-Institut Zypern (next to Ledra Palace), on Sunday 4 December 2016 from 15:00 until 20:00 and at ‘Giorti sto Parking’ at Politis Newspaper on Saturday 10 December 2016 from 12:00 until 21:00.
23 November 2016
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Martin Hellicar, our longest-serving employee, as the new BirdLife Cyprus Director, following the departure through mutual agreement of Dr. Clairie Papazoglou from her role as Director, on 1 November 2016. We would like to thank Clairie for all her efforts in bringing BirdLife Cyprus to where it is today and wish her all the best for the future.

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