Since the time of writing of this article, another Flamingo was found in distress at Paralimni Lake. The bird was taken to a vet, and despite all efforts, it died shortly after. X-rays showed presence of shotgun pellets in the stomach and throat.
In recent years, there has been a discussion regarding the Turtle dove and what measures can be taken to help its recovery. But what is the current population status of the species, what are the reasons that have led to its significant decrease and what discussions are taking place at a European level in order to help it?
The south-western part of Larnaka Salt Lake in Meneou (locally known as
In March, BirdLife Cyprus published its Autumn 2020 anti-trapping monitoring report, marking
CABS and BirdLife Cyprus are appalled at the illegal shootings of protected bird
As the EU takes legal action against France and Spain for failing
Game and Fauna Service Audit reveals spending on captive breeding of game
The EU Action Plan for the Turtle Dove is a major step
Cyprus, as a migration corridor for hundreds of thousands of birds of
After repeated postponements, the highly controversial law amendment ‘The Protection and Management of
After repeated postponements, the highly controversial hunting law amendment is expected to
Sounding the alarm for possible referral of Cyprus to the EU court
Cyprus has many beautiful Easter traditions, but the handsome Great Tit pictured
Following the first discussion held at the Environment Committee of the Cyprus