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
Due to a variety of problems, including lack of electricity, ringing this season was delayed for a few days. The weather was not on our side either and it is still windy but we managed to ring: Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata, Σταχτομυγοχάφτης), Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus, Θαμνοφυλλοσκόπος), Subalpine Warbler (Sylvia cantillans,Κοκκινοτσιροβάκος), Icterine Warbler(Hippolais icterina,Κιτρινοστριτσίδα). We […]
At last, the electrical problems on the island have been fixed and we are back in the present times, with electrical power and internet connection. Many thanks to Fotini, the doctor of the island, who let us cook at her place! The first day with no electricity has been a good day for the eyes […]
Early this morning the wind was still strong, but the day was bright, the air clear, and we climbed the hill with the hope of some nice spotting. And so we spotted, in the afternoon, a Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) juvenile, mobbed by several Eleonora’s Falcons. The first hours passed with no birds. Few minutes after […]
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 [...]