September 8, 2014
Do you live close to or visit, one of the 196 Important Bird Areas of Greece (IBAs)? Do you care about this IBA and want to contribute to its conservation? Then here is your chance to get involved in the Important Bird Area Caretaker Network (IBA Caretakers)!
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.
Latest posts from the ABO blog
Bird Ringing opportunity in Greece – open call for volunteering, Spring 2015 (end of March – end of May)
Antikythira Bird Observatory (ABO), run by the Hellenic Ornithological Society (the Greek partner of BirdLife International), is organizing a bird ringing campaign, supervised by the Hellenic Bird Ringing Center. We hereby invite you to participate in our bird ringing campaign (either as a ringer or a helper). Volunteer applications for the spring season of 2015 have just […]
Unfortunately this is the end and during the night the sky cried because we are leaving. After the raining we had a wet and hot awesome ringing morning. We had two nice new surprises in our nets although we could work three hours. We trapped the amazing Eurasian Wryneck (Jynx torquilla, Στραβολαίμης), and we […]
The weather today was pretty windy so we had a dilemma if we should give it a try. Finally, we scheduled to check the nets every half an hour in order to be sure that they are working in the proper way. Meanwhile we had the chance to see one amazing nocturnal bird flying close […]
Latest blog posts by the volunteers at Agras
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 [...]