Books published by the Hellenic Ornithological Society
CONCISE GUIDE: Impacts of works and activities on birds and their habitats
Avifauna habitat management
The first part of this unique book analyzes the protection regime for birds in Greece, the impacts of large scale works and certain other activities on birds, while the second part presents habitat management issuesto the benefit of the bird fauna...
KYTHIRA: On the path of the birds
Author: Theodore Komninos
This edition is a valuable aid to anyone who wishes to get better acquainted with a very important part in the birds’ life, shch as their yearly migrations and their local moves in the Lakonikos gulf, Kythira and Antikythira, as well as to approach a part of Kythira unknown to most people: its nature.
Thessaloniki of the birds
Publication: Hellenic Ornithological Society, Thessaloniki 1997 Pages: 32
An acquaintance with Important Habitats of Greece
Information on 113 areas of Greece which are included in the European network of Important Bird Areas. Also includes the evaluation criteria for such areas, as well as the entire European BirdDirective (79/409/EEC).
Why this edition is important
This book constitutes simultaneously an acquaintance with the birds and habitats of our country, and a manual for those who wish to act effectively for their protection. Is is aimed at everyone interested in the protection of nature, amateur ornithologists, governmental and non-governmental organizations, as well as scientists. It also constitutes the contribution of Greece to the Universal Struggle for the protection of birds and their habitats.
On the usefulness of birds
Author: Constantine Maroudis
All the birds of Greece
The first and only complete photograph guide to the birds of Greece.
The first and only complete photograph guide to the birds of Greece. Includes 313 color photographs of birds and informative texts on their life and habits.
Out of print
Birds of the Aegean
Bilingual edition (English and Greek)
The red book of threatened vertebrates of Greece
by the Greek Zoological Society and the Hellenic Ornithological Society
Many Greek - and some foreign - experts in the various vertebrate groups have worked on the writing of this book. Following the general introduction, a few introductory notes are given on each animal group, followed by the data concerning each species and its classification in one of the standard danger groups
A separate chapter is devoted to a brief reference to the threatened invertebrates of the country, and a small text on the importance of protection of habitats in their entirety. Authors’ names are given in the table of contents. Photographs of some threatened animals and characteristic habitats are included.
My first book on birds
Original text: Mary Matthews
The goal of this edition is for the children and all other readers to acquire basic knowledge on the life of birds, the part they play in nature, the dangers that threaten them, and to meet some of the most representative birds of our country.