Read more about the article More than 60 Lesser Spotted Eagle (Aquila pomarina) nest controlled in this year
Fotó: Sebi Bugariu

More than 60 Lesser Spotted Eagle (Aquila pomarina) nest controlled in this year

Fotó: Sebi Bugariu
Fotó: Sebi Bugariu

Ornithologists from the “Milvus Group” and the Romanian Ornithological Society (BirdLife Romania) monitored the population of Lesser Spotted Eagles in areas in which have been known previously to be nesting, specifically in protected areas as the hills of Târnava and Niraj Valley, Hârtibaciu Valley and Făgăraș Mountain’s foothill. (more…)

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Red-footed Falcon conservation measures: counting roosting sites, tagging birds with satellite transmitters

IMG_3665Following their long summer preparing, Red-footed Falcons start their migration in early autumn. On their way to south they roost in flocks of varying numbers (from a few individuals to even more than a thousand) on groups of trees. As they are faithful to their roosting sites, they arrive to these places each autumn. Milvus Group has been conducting Red-footed Falcon counts on roosting sites for several years now. Every week from mid-August until the first week of October synchronous observations are made in the Romanian, Hungarian and Serbian Red-footed Falcon roosting sites. Similarly to past years, this year observations have been made in 6 sites in western Romania (here we would like to thank all those helping us in these observations!). (more…)

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