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BirdLife Cyprus is out for its winter anti trapping survey

During the winter months in Cyprus, birds have to overcome and to survive from, the widespread problem of poaching and illegal bird trapping that takes place alongside the legal hunting that lasts up until the end of February. In winter bird trapping with mist nets and limesticks, the main target...
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More information material on Oroklini Lake

Upon the completion of the LIFE Oroklini project, BirdLife Cyprus has prepared the last information material as foreseen by the project. A brochure (layman’s report) outlining the project’s main actions, results and achievements is available on the project website here and hard copies are also...
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Black-bellied Sandgrouse – a winter highlight

Black-bellied Sandgrouse have turned up in unusual numbers this winter, causing quite a stir within the local birding community, but sadly also drawing the unwelcome attentions of law-breaking hunters. None of the January 2015 Black-bellied Sandgrouse reports are confirmed as yet – that is a job...
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IBACareCY - More volunteers needed!

The IBACareCY Project is still running and it is soon coming to its end. And we are of course in need for more IBACaretakers! The table calendar is ready and we are now preparing the two field workshops for our volunteers that will take place on the last weekend of March and the first weekend of April, at...
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Welcome to our new staff member!

My name is Filio Ioulianou and I was thrilled when I was informed I was going to be the new Natura 2000 Officer of BirdLife Cyprus. I have been following BirdLife and I always admired its great work, efforts and dedication towards bird protection and nature conservation. With seven years of experience in the field of environment...
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