Monthly Archives: September 2013

Snapshots of a Romanian Saker Falcon family’s life

Toro, the second Romanian Saker Falcon tagged with satellite transmitter ever

Toro, the second Romanian Saker Falcon tagged with satellite transmitter ever Photo: Luca Dehelean

At the end of May 2013 a Saker Falcon was caught and tagged with satellite transmitter. The data from this Saker’s transmitter named Toro gives information about the way Sakers use their hunting territory, their habitats preference, their various prey sources and the size of a Romanian Saker Falcon breeding territory. Not long before, these information could be gained only through direct observation made by ornithologists standing long hours in a certain place next to the nest, which despite of the huge effort offered only a small amount of the information which modern technology gives us nowadays. Continue reading

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Results of the 5th International “Milvus” Nature Photography Contest

photocontestlogoLocation: Tîrgu Mureș – Romania
Judging date: 17th of August 2013
Members of the jury:
Tamás András AFIAP – RO, president of jury
Kerekes István EFIAP/p – HU
Dan Dinu AFIAP, PhotoLife – RO

98 photographers sent pictures from 16 countries.
Wild Animals: 325 photos
Free topic: 306 photos Continue reading

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