Monthly Archives: June 2015

White stork chicks successfully adopted in Dumbrăvioara!

IMG_5407The previous days, due to bad weather, several stork chicks fell from the nest in Mureş county, which were subsequently rescued by the “Milvus Group”. During the annual stork ringing session in Dumbrăvioara, the four healthy chicks (originating from Brâncovenești and Mătrici villages, Mureş county) were placed in four different nests, where the nestlings were successfully adopted by their new families.

The chick placed in the video surveyed nest received the ring with 7082 number and seems Continue reading

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Stork news

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Dear stork friends!

We received some questions that need some answers. At this point we do not know why but the Dumbrăvioara storks do not have a very favourable year.  Of the usual 12 – 13 pairs, only 10 are breeding, one of which have no chickens, four nests have only two chicks, three nests have three chicks and two nests have four chicks.

Both the number of nesting pairs and the number of chicks are below last year’s average. Continue reading

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The Chituc Ringing Camp continues in 2015

IMG_7393In 2014, the “Milvus Group” Bird and Nature Protection Association organized a ringing camp on the Chituc Sandbank, during which 12877 birds, belonging to 100 species were captured and marked. We wish to continue the ringing in this year also, and we are counting once again on the help of enthusiast ringers and volunteers. Continue reading

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Project Launching Press Conference and Ground Squirrel Watch at Sanislău

Handing out the educational material about Ground Squirrel and Saker Falcon. (Photo:Fülöp Timea Etelca).

Handing out the educational material about Ground Squirrel and Saker Falcon. (Photo:Fülöp Timea Etelca).

The Environmental Protection Agency of Satu Mare County and „Milvus Group” Bird and Nature Protection Association organized a project launching press conference and ground squirrel watch on the 9th of April 2015 at Sanislău, Satu Mare County. The press conference was attended by students and teachers from the local middle school and representatives of the local authorities. Continue reading

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