Monthly Archives: October 2015

The complex trips of the Red-footed Falcons

Ubul, the Red-footed male falcon captured last autumn in Dobruja to be fitted with a satellite transmitter so we could follow its path, reached Africa for the second time. After a collaboration of Milvus Group and several partner organizations in Hungary (MME/BirdLife Hungary, National Park Directorate Körös – Maros respectively Bükk National Park Directorate) Ubul was fitted with satellite transmitter last year, so his travels designed a  full-year lifecycle providing valuable information for the professionals involved in the protection of the species.
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‘Foreign’ Storks treated and released on Niraj Valley!

DSCN1012Fall has come at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre in Sânsimion. With the coming of this season, in the centre coordinated by Milvus Group Association and Vets4Wild Association the “storks” season began.

A number of white storks were loose and they were housed and treated at our centre. We can only guess the causes of these weaknesses – it can be caused by various diseases or it may be just a weakness during migration. After a few weeks of rest and proper treatment,   in September we have freed eight white storks and one black stork. Continue reading

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Opening of the Milvus Nature Photo Exhibiton

Milvus Nature Photography

Even though fall had showed its gloomy face, almost 60 persons gathered Thursday evening to take a figurative walk in the world of nature photographs, through breathless landscapes and amazing animal photos, more precisely 47 photos.

The opening of the 7th International Photography Contest for Nature “Milvus” was held at the Artists Union Gallery of Tîrgu-Mures in the presence of two of the winners: Lukács Gábor from Hungarian, the winner of the contest and Dorin Bofan designated as the best photographer from Romania. Continue reading

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