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Project LIFE07 NAT/GR/00285

Mediterranean Shag, photo: AChristidisThe LIFE Project «Concrete conservation actions for the Mediterranean Shag and Audouin’s Gull in Greece, including the inventory of relevant marine IBAs» is implemented by the Hellenic Ornithological Society in collaboration with the Hellenic Society for the Study and Protection of the Monk Seal (ΜΟm), the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR), the Technological Institution (TEI) of Ionian Islands and the Portuguese Society for the Study of Birds (SPEA) in 17 Greek SPA sites during 2009-2012.

The total cost of the project is estimated at €2.357.922. The financial support from the European Community is set at 75% of the total eligible cost of €1.768.442. The project is co-financed by the A.G. Leventis Foundation.

Audouin’s GullThe project aims to achieve a significant improvement of the Mediterranean Shag's and Audouin's Gull conservation status in Greece, by implementing concrete conservation actions in 17 Greek SPA sites, according to the prescriptions and priorities identified by the International Action Plans for the two species.



 

Objectives:

  • Data collection for the identification of marine Important Bird Areas (marine IBAs)
  • Eradication of terrestrial invasive species (rats) and population control of Yellow-legged gull on selected uninhabited islets
  • Assessment and mitigation of accidental catch (by-catch) of seabirds in fishing gear
  • Public Awareness and dissemination actions on major islands in Aegean and Ionian sea
  • Support of coordination among European Birdlife Partners on seabird conservation and Marine IBAs

The target species:

Audouin's Gull - Larus audouinii

Mediterranean Shag - Phalacrocorax aristotelis

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The project is implemented by the Hellenic Ornithological Society, in collaboration with the Hellenic Society for the Study and Protection of the Monk Seal (ΜΟm), the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR), the Technological Institution (TEI) of Ionian Islands and the Portuguese Society for the Study of Birds (SPEA), with the financial support of the European Commission and the co-financing of the A.G. Leventis Foundation.


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LIFE07 NAT/GR/000285
Concrete conservation actions for the Mediterranean Shag and Audouin's Gull in Greece, including the inventory of relevant marine IBAs

The project is implemented by the Hellenic Ornithological Society, in collaboration with the Hellenic Society for the Study and Protection of the Monk Seal (ΜΟm), the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR), the Technological Institution (TEI) of Ionian Islands and the Portuguese Society for the Study of Birds (SPEA), with the financial support of the European Commission and the co-financing of the A.G. Leventis Foundation.
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