Video: Hidden cameras capture the diversity Romanian wetland wildlife

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAs part of the national Eurasian Beaver, European Otter and European Mink survey project („Elaborarea seturilor de măsuri de management, la nivel național, pentru speciile Castor fiber, Lutra lutra și Mustela lutreola”) camera traps were placed to riverbanks to observe moments from otters life and observe their behaviour on different rivers in the country.

A camera trap is remotely activated camera which enables to make pictures of animals in wild.

Analysing the images besides otter many other species can be found in the videos. We selected a few from the most interesting videos:

Face to face with an otter (Lutra lutra):


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The Milvus Forest School in Rigmani


Between the 22nd and the 27th of July 2013, Milvus Group held, for the seventh year running, the Milvus Forest School in Rigmani, Mureș County. As with the previous years, we tried to organize an interesting and varied program for the 31 participants that would both teach them about the natural world and provide a week of fun in the outdoors.

We returned to the site of Rigmani, chosen as it is located in Dealurile Târnavelor și Valea Nirajului, an area of abundant wildlife and community interest that is part of the Natura 2000 network, making it an ideal place to present the natural treasures of Transylvania. As in previous years, the participants were accommodated in traditional yurts in a clearing by the forest.


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