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Milvus scholarship 2015

“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.

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“Milvus” Nature Photography exhibition

1From 16 countries 631 works of 98 photographers were sent to the 5th International “Milvus” Nature Photography Contest. From these photos 48 were selected and exposed on the 16th of November 2013 in the History and Archaeology Museum (inside the Medieval Fortress), Tîrgu Mureș.

The following persons delivered speech at the opening: Soós Zoltán director of Mureș County Museum, Papp Tamás president of Milvus Group, Papp Judith contest organizer and Tamás András president of jury. Nagy Zoltán Gergely from Târgu Mureș Milvus won the grand prize, the Milvus Trophy.

We gladly invite you to attend the exhibition of the amazing pictures in the following 3 weeks! Looking forward to see you! Continue reading

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Milvus Team

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The exhibition of the 4th International Milvus Nature Photography Contest

The varnishing-day of the 4th International Milvus Nature Photography Contest took place on the14th of October 2012, Sunday from 11 AM. At the opening Cezar Buliga, the curator of the exhibition room made a speech about the values of nature photography, then Tamás Papp, president of Milvus Group, congratulated the winners and spoke about the importance of this contest. More than 40 people attended the opening, and even the winner of the contest, Attila Szőke from Slovakia was present.

The exhibition is open until the 4th of November in the Mureș Mall exhibition room (Piaţa Victoriei nr. 14, Târgu Mureş, Romania).

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Photoexhibition: 4th International “Milvus” Nature Photography Contest

The exposition will last for 3 weeks.

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Milvus Group organizes a bird feeder observation contest

The winner of the third event is Marton Attila, totally he observed 11 species on the bird feeder. The winner’s prize is a Milvus package.

The winner of the second event is Marton Attila with an image with 7 species on the bird feeder. The winner’s prize is a Milvus t-shirt.

The winner of the first event is Kósa Ferenc, with an image with 23 birds on the bird feeder. The winner’s prize is a Milvus t-shirt.

A bird feeder’s guests can be followed live, through a camera on the Milvus Group homepage. Between 25 January and 15 March Milvus Group organizes a contest for the enthusiastic bird feeder observers, with three events:

1. Who observes the MOST BIRDS SIMOULTANEOUSLY on the bird feeder (deadline 5 February 2012, 12:00 PM)

2. Who observes and recognizes the MOST BIRD SPECIES SIMOULTANEOUSLY on the bird feeder (deadline 26 February 2012, 12:00 PM)

3. Who observes the MOST BIRD SPECIESon the bird feeder during the contest (deadline 15 March 2012, 12:00 PM) 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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3rd International “Milvus” Nature Photography Contest

Winners of the 3rd International Milvus Nature Photography Contest

The winning photos list and the photos selected for exhibition can be downloaded here.

First prize (winner of the competition):

Gönye Csaba/ Hungary – Spring phototaxis

Section A – GENERAL

Place 1: Garas Attila/ Ungaria – Lentről jöttünk (We came from depths)

Place 2: Bakos Gábor/ Ungaria – In flight

Place 3: Csonka Péter/ Hungary – My jungle

Highly commended photos:

Branda Mircea (Ro) – T-Rex

Kelemen Attila (Hu) – Vizben álló fák (Trees standing in water)

Varga István (Hu) – Kangaroo rabbits

Section B – AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY 

Place 1: Varga István/ Ungaria – Waiting for love

Place 2: Daróczi Csaba/Ungaria – Magányos halász (Lonely fisherman)

Place 3: Nagy Zoltán/ România – Black Winged Stilt

 Highly commended photos:

Daróczi Csaba (Hu) – Harc a halért (Fight for the fish)

Máté Bence (Hu) – Vízen futás (Running on water)

 

Photos selected for exhibition –Section A – GENERAL

Photos selected for exhibition –section B – AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY

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Exhibition of 2nd International “Milvus” Nature Photography Contest

The exhibition of the 2nd International “Milvus” Nature Photography Contest was opened on the 1st of August, 2010 in the Kromart Gallery in Mures Mall, Târgu Mureş and can be visited during August. On the same occasion the winning ceremony took place.

The exhibition contains the winner pictures (Grand Prize and prizes I, II, III, highly commended in two categories, Milvus special award) and other 40 pictures selected for exhibition.

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2nd International “Milvus” Nature Photography Contest

Association Milvus Group is organizing for the second the “International “Milvus” Nature Photography Contest”.

Photos can be sent for two categories:

A category – Free topic – any nature photo can be submitted (landscape, animal, plant, macro, etc.)
B category – Predators – only pictures related to predators (birds, mammals, etc) can be submitted .

Deadline for photo submissions is 30th of May 2010.

More information on application procedure can be downloaded here: (pdfEN), (pdfRO), pdf(HU).

Application form is available here: (docEN).

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