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Environmental organisations condemn the “alternative plan” introduced in the Strategic Plan to tackle illegal trapping of birds

BirdLife Cyprus, the Cyprus Conservation Foundation Terra Cypria, Friends of the Earth Cyprus, the Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) and the Foundation Pro Biodiversity (SPA) condemn the adoption of a Strategic Action Plan against the illegal trapping of birds, which instead of aiming to...
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BirdLife Cyprus completes its monitoring survey for spring 2015

BirdLife Cyprus has just completed its spring monitoring survey, covering in total 40 squares during April 2015. This is the 13th spring season covered by our surveillance programme and was undertaken with the help of a volunteer, checking trapping areas in the Larnaca and Famagusta district. All the...
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Gravel pits ‘scrape’ proves a draw for migrant waders…and not only!

There has been a new ‘top spot’ on the list of birding sites this spring, a flooded patch at the Northern extreme of the well-known ‘Gravel pits’ area, on Akrotiri peninsula, and within the Important Bird Area (IBA) of the same name (which is also a designated Special...
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Photo Exhibition ‘THE 34 WONDERS OF THE WORLD’

BirdLife Cyprus, with the support of the Nicosia Municipality, is organising a photography exhibition entitled “The 34 Wonders of the World” with photographs by the world’s finest nature photographers, accompanied by informational text (in English). The inauguration of the...
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Natura 2000 Day

21 of May is nearly here and the European Union is preparing to celebrate the Natura 2000 day. The celebration was initiated as part of a LIFE project Natura 2000 entitled ‘Connecting people with biodiversity’ by SEO/BirdLife in Spain. It is because of SEO, that today...
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