Monthly Archives: February 2017

Rehabilitated Black-necked Grebe: released in Târgu Mureș, recaptured in Spain

The Black-necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis) is a species perfectly adapted to water, but not adapted to urban life. Due to its specific anatomy, if it confuses wet asphalt with a body of water, once landed cannot take off. Continue reading

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Do you have a passion for research? Apply for a Milvus Scolarship

Are you a young passionate about biology and willing to develop your own research project? Then you can be among the Milvus scholars. Continue reading

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Arlie flies home

In 2017, Arlie began its long journey to the nesting grounds in the Făgăraș Mountains, Brașov County, three days later than in last year (9 February). According to data from the device mounted on the back of the bird, Arlie already travelled 500 km in just three days. If it will be a flight without incidents, the spring migration of Arlie will end in Romania in early April. You can monitor the route at Continue reading

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Conservation Action Plan for Roller

Experts from 27 countries participated at the Roller protection conference in Kecskemét

The number of Rollers has drastically decreased throughout Europe and the species has disappeared from several Western European countries. The Carpathian Basin’s population is considered stable, which makes its protection very important in order to maintain the species population on the level of the European Union. Since the Roller is a long-distance migrant (wintering south to Sahara), the protection of the breeding grounds itself is not sufficient for the long-term Continue reading

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(Romana) Grupul Milvus are în custodie cinci noi situri Natura 2000

Sorry, this entry is only available in Romana and Magyar.

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