Monthly Archives: December 2017

Hobby (Falco subbuteo)

Ştefan and Andra traveled nearly 400 kilometers to help a Hobby! The bird, a juvenile from this year, was received by the Dog Rescue Romania Association in Bucharest from a person who found it in the summer. The Hobby was taken over by us, and is now in the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Tîrgu Mureș. We thank the rescuers! In this respect, when you find a hurt wild animal, please contact us as soon as possible so that first aid, rehabilitation and release can be undertaken as soon as possible for the benefit of the animals.

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Happy Holidays!

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(Romana) Monitorizarea ciufilor de pădure în locurile de iernare mai ușor de realizat din acest an!

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OpenBirdMaps, powered by the Milvus Group, among the contributors to the latest version of EuroBirdPortal

EuroBirdPortal, launched by the European Bird Census Council, is a repository of bird data that unifies the data of 81 partner institutions from 29 European countries. Its main purpose is to present the distribution of bird species and the temporal variation (seasonal, annual) of distribution on European level. EuroBirdPortal is an excellent example of citizen science, which shows the huge potential in using the data provided by hundreds of volunteer and professional nature lovers across the continent to deliver new, unmatched results. Continue reading

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Wildlife managers open to cooperation in the Transgreen project: Tîrgu Mureş – Iaşi Highway

The first local meeting with local wildlife managers as the most relevant stakeholders group in this topic took place in Ghindari, Mureş County and was attended by the representatives of a total of 6 Wildlife Management Units (WMUs) from the area, all located on or in the immediate vicinity of the planned Tg. Mureș-Iași-Ungheni highway (section between Miercurea Nirajului and Sovata). Continue reading

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Do you guess the hidden wonders of Nature?

The game, loved by young and old, was the delight of a multiplication event within the Learning Humanity from Animals (LEHUA) project. In fact, next year, the Milvus Group and its partners will organize a course of several days on this topic dedicated to adults who are concerned about self-knowledge through non-formal methods.

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Saving a bear cub from a snare

On November 22, at around 4 AM, we have received a phone call from one of the gamekeepers with whom we work in the brown bear conservation and research project. A bear cub was ‘stuck’ in a backyard fence in the village of Iliesi (near the town of Sovata, in the mountainous model area of our program). The extremely agitated mother and the other cub were nearby in the forest, under the cover of a thick undergrowth. Our vet, DVM Levente Borka-Vitális Continue reading

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