Monthly Archives: November 2016

An exhibition with friends of nature!

photocontestlogoSmiles, stories and photos! The vernissage of the 8th International “Milvus” Nature Photography Contest’s exhibition turned into a meeting of friends of nature and wildlife. The two exhibition rooms became imaginary paths through the large world, trails crossed by those presents with curiosity for the captured subjects and interest for the techniques used. Continue reading

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A Red-breasted Goose, Whooper Swans, a Spoonbill and a Common Crane, rare observations at the Iernut and Cipău fishponds


The birdwatching day was carried out at Iernut and Cipău fishponds which are Natura 2000 sites managed by Milvus Group as custodians.  Here, beside the members, volunteers and press were also present. Continue reading

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12 146 ringed birds in 2016 in the Chituc Ringing Camp!

Green Warbler (Phylloscopus nitidus)

Green Warbler (Phylloscopus nitidus)

The third year of ringing on the Chituc spit proved to be of an unexpected success: if the first 70 days of camp (from July 24th to October 1st) only 6459 birds were ringed, the last four weeks brought 5687 birds, among which two new species for the Romanian avifaunistic list and several species with less than 15 observations in the country. Continue reading

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A quarter of a century dedicated to birds and nature!

logo_milvus25_2_atlatszoIf you asked us how it has been, we could answer like this: it felt like a big family, in a friendly atmosphere, but focused on and dedicated to the scientific nature of our conservation work, in order to change mentalities about biodiversity and implement sustainable education. We have been and will remain committed to protecting nature and safeguarding future! Join us! Continue reading

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Management plans for a better conservation of the Red-footed Falcon!


Three Natura 2000 sites (Valea Alceului, Lunca Barcăului from Bihor County and Cânepiști from Cluj County), which are in the custody of the Milvus Group, are among the first protected areas in Romania to have management plans approved by the Ministry of Environment. The main goals of these plans are related to nature conservation and the implementation of certain conservation measures.  The plans can be consulted here (in Romanian only). Continue reading

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