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15,000 Flamingos at Larnaka and Akrotiri Salt Lakes this year

Hundreds of Cypriot citizens and tourists have been flocking to Larnaka Salt Lake the past few weeks to admire the amazing Flamingos that have arrived in Cyprus in their thousands in search of food and shelter. According to the most recent bird count, 12,500 Flamingos have settled at Larnaka Salt Lake...
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Ready, steady, Spring! Are you ready for the new season?

Slowly but surely days are becoming longer – an undeniable sign that Spring Alive is just round the corner and soon we will be observing the silhouettes of the first migrants in the sky over Europe. Join us once again as we create a real-time map showing how spring progresses throughout Europe by...
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EU Commission’s reply is final – NO to the ‘alternative plan’

The EU Commission has given its final and categorical opinion regarding the proposed derogation for the selective hunting of ambelopoulia, the so called ‘alternative plan’, which the Cyprus Government included unilaterally in the Strategic Plan against illegal bird trapping which was approved last May 2015.
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BirdLife Cyprus is out for its winter anti-trapping survey

BirdLife Cyprus will be undertaking over the following month a winter anti-trapping survey with the help of volunteers, checking various locations for trapping activity. Ιt is still early to have an overall picture of illegal bird trapping for this winter, however last winter 2014-15 we detected a large number...
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Volunteer workshops to be held in February

In late February, BirdLife Cyprus will be arranging workshops for its volunteers participating in systematic bird recording schemes such as the monthly waterbird counts, Atlas of breeding birds counts, common breeding bird counts, nocturnal counts, Roller counts etc...
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