The European Parliament last week gave a favourable progress vote on the own-initiative report on the Mid-term Review of the EU Biodiversity Strategy, recognizing the special importance of the Habitats and Birds Directives for nature protection in all Member States.
The report draws attention to the Commission that the good things achieved with tangible results can be improved and nature protection should be one of the main priorities: Continue reading →
It’s January again, continuing the tradition, on 24th of January we start the winter census of the white – throated Dippers. The largest population of this species in the Mures County is located between Deda and Toplița. Divided into teams in several sectors, we will number all the individuals of this species. We made you curious? If yes, we expect you Sunday to join us. Registrations are up to Friday at the following email address email@example.com or by phone 0747 416280.
Plowing and disking on farmland from protected areas is in the special attention of “Milvus Group” Association. In many cases, these agricultural processes lead to the total or partial destruction of habitats of European interest.
This is the case of the Sânmartin and Macea grasslands from Arad County, where more than 350 hectares have been converted to agricultural land by mechanical means. Continue reading →
Every January the traditional “International Waterbird Census – IWC” (Midwinter Count) coordinated by Wetlands International takes place. This year’s marks the 50th anniversary of the census launch and it will take place under the ”IWC50: Let’s make it count” slogan. Continue reading →
In recent decades, one of the biggest problems we encounter in nature is the habitat loss. The transformations that take place (many due to human activities) make these habitats become unfavourable for some species that live there, some of them being endangered. It is therefore a great need to restore these habitats, even though they wore restored to their previous state.Continue reading →
Milvus Group specialists have managed this summer to catch, ring and release some quite rare birds for Romania: Greenish Warblers (Phylloscopus trochiloides), Pallas’s Leaf Warblers (Phylloscopus proregulus) and Yellow-browed Warblers (Phylloscopus inornatus).
Until now, these birds have been seen only a few times in Romania. For example, the Yellow-browed Warbler catch is only the fifth and sixth observation of this species for the country! Continue reading →