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Painted Butterfly migration in Cyprus
Images of the changing bird season
The paradox of autumn bird migration in Cyprus

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29 March 2019
Last week we witnessed a mass migration of Painted Lady butterflies in Cyprus. This species of butterfly (Vanessa cardui) is one of the most known migratory butterfly species in Europe. The butterflies were coming from Israel in large numbers and flying north-west out to sea towards Turkey and Greece.
04 February 2019
Now is that great time in the year when Cyprus is still hosting some striking winter visitor birds, while also welcoming the first of the spring migrants, forerunners of the wonderful bonanza to come. 
29 August 2018
A few years after his debut in 2014, where he explained the problem of illegal bird trapping, Ulysses is back, this time with a cute co-star!
31 August 2017
Migration, the en masse movement of animals from one part of the world to another and back again, is one of the wonders of the natural world. Birds do it, but so do butterflies, fish and mammals. Birds, however, are the masters of long-distance migration and about one quarter of all bird species are migratory.

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