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.
June 21, 2014
The Hellenic Ornithological Society participated in a special event organized by the British Embassy on the 18th of June dedicated to voluntarism and civil society on the occasion of the national day of the United Kingdom for the birthday of Queen Elizabeth.
June 10, 2014
The second national pelican census was held on the 5th of April 2014 in forty five wetlands throughout the country. Twelve management bodies were involved as well as a number of twenty volunteers from the network of the Hellenic Ornithological Society (HOS). The census was carried out at the two Prespa lakes near the borders shared by Albania, Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, in collaboration with the management body of the Albanian Prespa Park and the environmental organization MES of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
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Contribution number 16 from Antikythira Bird Observatory– Hellenic Ornithological Society / Η 16η επιστημονική εργασία για τον Ορνιθολογικό Σταθμό Αντικυθήρων – Ελληνική Ορνιθολογική Εταιρεία
A new research paper on the impact of migratory birds appear to have on the dissemination of Rickettsia-infected ticks, some of which may originate from distant locations. The data of this paper were collected at ABO and Capri of Italy. Please visit the Journals Web site to access the full text Μια νέα επιστημονική εργασία που […]
We are searching observers and bird ringers to join us as volunteers and help us carry out our bird ringing and raptor monitoring campaign for the autumn migration season of 2014. The raptor migration monitoring will take place from the 16th of August until 28th of September. The bird ringing campaign will take place from […]
Στα Αντικύθηρα λειτουργεί ένας, μοναδικός στο είδος του για την Ελλάδα, Ορνιθολογικός Σταθμός, όπου οι εθελοντές συμμετέχουν στην καταγραφή των μεταναστευτικών αρπακτικών πουλιών (από 16/08 έως 28/9) και στην παρακολούθηση της μετανάστευσης με τη μέθοδο των δακτυλιώσεων (από 6/09 έως 5/10). Η υποβολή αιτήσεων συμμετοχής για τη φετινή φθινοπωρινή περίοδο έχει ήδη ξεκινήσει. Αν και […]
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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 [...]