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A White Stork from Ernei (Mureș county) is in Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt)!

We just got the news from our friend, Marjo Glerum, that on the 3rd of February he resighted one of the White Storks (Ciconia ciconia) ringed by members of the Milvus Group, along with birds from Poland and Sweden in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. The stork was ringed byKósa Ferenc and Daróczi J. Szilárd on the 29th of June, 2012 as a chick in nest near Ernei, Mureș County! The bird is still, having more than 3000 kms ahead. Storks usually arrive in mid-Transylvania around 25th of March. Spring is on the way

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Healthy Storks miss migration and stay in Romania for winter

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Photo: Orbán Zoltán

This winter we have been contact more often than ever before by people who seeing White Storks on the field or on the nest. They call to ask for our help to save the bird. But mostly these birds are healthy and they don`t need our help. Continue reading

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The 7th tri-monthly report of the Milvus Rehabilitation Centre (April-June 2013)

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The number of birds arriving at the Rehabilitation Centre has increased considerably between April and June. The majority of the newcomers are young fledglings, from species whose main developmental period spans spring and early summer.  Continue reading

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International stork-meeting on high-level (apr.700 m)

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Earlier in July, Milvus Group was contacted by the representative of a stork migration research project from Germany (www.movebank.org) who asked us to find a young White Stork equipped with a GPS-logger in the Casin Depression (Harghita county). The team from Germany sent us the equipment to download the migration data from the logger. Continue reading

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In 2011 Milvus Group became 20 years old

No one would have thought in 1991, when 7 enthusiastic ornithologist friends got together in the kitchen of Mr. Szombath Zoli, that the herein founded Milvus Group will still exist after 20 years, even more, it will be one of the most important and recognized nature protection associations in Romania, with hundreds of members, with many employees and with many achievements – which we tried to sum up, but it is impossible to include it all in this short report.

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