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Eight minutes visit

This is how long the first stork visit lasted at the webcam nest from Dumbrăvioara. It happened at the beginning of this week and it was just a breathing „stop” for the stork that headed towards Glodeni. Our competition to observe as soon as possible the storks that will nest in front of our eyes continues. We rely on your attention to capture the arrival. Send us a printscreen at iulia.vizi@milvus.ro! Continue reading

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(Romana) Monitorizarea păsărilor răpitoare de zi cuibăritoare din România (MPR)

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Observe and win!

The webcam from Dumbrăvioara is ready to provide LIVE images from the nest! But something is missing? THE STORKS. Thus, the first observers of storks in the nest will be rewarded. We prepared some Milvus promotional packages to motivate you to monitor the nest’s activity. The first three observers will be rewarded. Send us a printscreen at iulia.vizi@milvus.ro as soon as you saw the stork and if you are amongst the first ones YOU WON! http://milvus.ro/en/category/live-webcam.

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Further 130 Roller nestboxes were installed

As in previous years, in 2017, members of the Milvus Group continued the nestbox mounting activity within the framework of the “Conservation of the European Roller in the Carpathian Basin (LIFE13/NAT/HU/000081)” project. Continue reading

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Rehabilitated Black-necked Grebe: released in Târgu Mureș, recaptured in Spain

The Black-necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis) is a species perfectly adapted to water, but not adapted to urban life. Due to its specific anatomy, if it confuses wet asphalt with a body of water, once landed cannot take off. Continue reading

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Do you have a passion for research? Apply for a Milvus Scolarship

Are you a young passionate about biology and willing to develop your own research project? Then you can be among the Milvus scholars. Continue reading

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Arlie flies home

In 2017, Arlie began its long journey to the nesting grounds in the Făgăraș Mountains, Brașov County, three days later than in last year (9 February). According to data from the device mounted on the back of the bird, Arlie already travelled 500 km in just three days. If it will be a flight without incidents, the spring migration of Arlie will end in Romania in early April. You can monitor the route at http://pomarina.ro/pomarina/index.php. Continue reading

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Conservation Action Plan for Roller

Experts from 27 countries participated at the Roller protection conference in Kecskemét

The number of Rollers has drastically decreased throughout Europe and the species has disappeared from several Western European countries. The Carpathian Basin’s population is considered stable, which makes its protection very important in order to maintain the species population on the level of the European Union. Since the Roller is a long-distance migrant (wintering south to Sahara), the protection of the breeding grounds itself is not sufficient for the long-term Continue reading

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(Romana) Grupul Milvus are în custodie cinci noi situri Natura 2000

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Vízirigók, süvöltő, csízek és sok cinege

Splashes of colour in a true winter landscape with snow up to knees and an almost totally frozen river. However, the annual monitoring of Dippers in Deda-Toplița gorge was, as always, a pleasant winter day spent in nature. Continue reading

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