July 21, 2014
The Deputy Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change, Mr Nikolaos Tagaras, with an unjustified, unsubstantial and illegal decision decided to modify the boundaries of the wildlife refuge of "Kitros Salt Lake," in Korinos, Pieria.
July 9, 2014
One of the most important Puffinus yelkouan rookeries was discovered in Gyaros, Greece, in a joint mission of the Hellenic Ornithological Society and WWF Greece. This important discovery was made during a research mission for the recording of the avifauna, which took place within the framework of the preparatory actions of the CYCLADES LIFE program.
July 4, 2014
The period of applications for volunteers that wish to participate in the Antikythira Bird Observatory program for the autumn migration period has started!
July 3, 2014
Complaint of Environmental Organizations to Non Transparent Privatization of the Beach Sahara, in new Heraclea, Halikidiki
On June 26 2014, environmental organizations Callisto, MEDITERRANEAN SOS Network, Hellenic Ornithological Society, Action for Wildlife and Ecological Movement of Thessaloniki lodged a complaint to all responsible parties regarding the ecological disaster that took place at the beach "Sahara", in Halkidiki.
July 2, 2014
Summer volunteer programs with the operation of information kiosks are organized by the HOS again this year to inform the public about the protection of wild birds and their habitats. The information kiosks will be held in Syros island, Mytilene, Zakynthos, Corfu and Sani ,Halkidiki. The Antikythira Bird Observatory will open as well to monitor birds during autumn migration.
Latest posts from the ABO blog
The 5th day of migration monitoring has been quite a good day. Several flocks of European Honey Buzzard (Pernis apivorus, Σφηκιάρης) made up a sum of 72, and we counted 21 Black Kite (Milvus migrans, Τσίφτης) – two in the morning and one flock of 19 with two honey buzzards in the late afternoon – […]
Those how have been following this blog for a while, should have understand that I really like Garden Warblers ( Sylvia borin, Κηποτσιροβάκος); also known as the “Superior” on Antikythira. Today during some point counts the first of the species was observed for this season, doing what they do best this time of the year. […]
Most of the Honey Buzzards passing over Antikythira are usually seen in the last ten days of August. We wait for them and a new volunteer, Christopher, came just in time to scan the sky with us. As a welcome, one Western Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus, Καλαμόκιρκος), the first one for this Count, passed today […]
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One summer in Greece ! My last blog was about the departure of the boys. Since then, a lot of things have happened. It was a sunny, hot summer, full of new acquaintances and travels ! “Pame kalokairi” First we had our second seminar, at the end of July. It was still in Athens in [...]
Welcome to Vryta! I’m Mari-Liis and I am from Estonia. I am new EVS volunteer in Agra-Vryta wetland project. I started my EVS already in June in Gialova lagoon project. This is also HOS project. And there we had work with bird monitoring, public awareness and Chameleon protection. Gialova is in South-Greece. In Gialova I [...]
Departure Lucile Hi everybody! Today I’m doing my last day in Vrita, Edessa and… Greece. Tomorrow I come back to France, and I feel very good because I had passed a very good time in Greece and I have lot of project in France! So lot of good energy. I would like to say thank [...]