The African “Kestrel express” departed – the spring migration of satellite-tagged Red-footed and Amur Falcons has started
The birds tagged with satellite transmitters in Hungary, Italy, Kazakhstan, and Romania spent the winter in Angola, Namibia, Botswana and Zambia. At some points all of the tagged seven birds stayed in a 200-kiometre-diameter circle in Botswana, and then they spread out to an area of about 1.000.000 square kilometers (approximately four times larger territory than Romania). Continue reading
După numeroase teste, avem marea plăcere să vă anunțăm că proiectul camerei web de la Dumbrăvioara este funcțional! Astfel, iubitorii de păsări pot urmări online, 24 din 24 ore, într-un format HD, cuibul de barză albă.
Avem și o serie de noutăți pentru voi!
Am schimbat locul de monitorizare, imaginile pe care le puteți observa sunt dintr-un cuib aflat la intrarea în localitatea Dumbrăvioara. Vezi pe hartă: Continue reading
Frail in the beginning, but vigorous in the end, the Golden Eagle released by the Milvus Group flew back where it belonged: in the wild, free sky!
The bird arrived at Tîrgu Mureş from Craiova in a serious condition. Levente Borka veterinarian from the Vets4Wild Association suspected a poisoning case with devastating effects. Fortunately, after 4 months of treatment, the Golden Eagle regained its strength and it was released last week. Continue reading
During March 2015, members of the Milvus Group performed several field works in the western parts of the country, while we recorded also “road kill” bird victims along a busy main road.
Because finding the bodies of small size bird species is difficult, we were focused only on the medium and large size species.
The studied road section is located along the E671 European main road which was divided into two parts, namely a section between Arad and Chișineu-Criș, respectively between Chișineu-Criș and Oradea. Continue reading
In the autumn of 2014 the National Electric Energy Transport Company (Transelectrica) requested from the Dealurile Târnavelor-Valea Nirajului Natura 2000 administration an approval for the maintenance of 220 kv electric lines between Fântânele – Ungheni (Mureș county). Continue reading
Welcome to the 7th edition of the annual International Milvus Nature Photography Contest!
Milvus Group invites amateurs and professionals from all over the world to participate in this event.
1. A category – Free topic
Any color or black and white NATURE photo can be submitted (landscape, animal, plant, fungi, etc.), nothing man-made, except macro (see below).
2. B category – Macro
Any color or black and white NATURE macro photo can be submitted. Continue reading
“Milvus Group” Bird and Nature Protection Association is launching the Milvus scholarship dedicated for student researchers interested in biology, ecology or nature conservation for year 2015-2016 Our main objective is to help students to develop research or conservation projects built upon original ideas and implemented by the new generation of researchers. The projects should be in line with the mission of the Milvus Group (protected animal and plant species, protected areas, future Natura 2000 sites, species monitoring, etc.) The maximum funding for individual projects is 1500 RON while for “team projects” is up to 3000 RON.
Deadline for submission: 16th of March 2015
For more information contact us at: office(at)milvus.ro or istvan.komaromi(at)milvus.ro email addresses.
Conservation of the European Roller (Coracias garrulus) in the Carpathian Basin (LIFE13/NAT/HU/000081)
The aim of the project ˮConservation of the European Roller in the Carpathian Basin” (LIFE13/NAT/HU/000081) is to strengthen the European Roller population of the Carpathian Basin and to ensure the long term conservation status of the species in the area. Continue reading