November 3, 2020
Launch of EU-funded project raises awareness and strengthens national capacities to fight the problem of wildlife poisoning in the Balkans, which is one of the most important causes of mortality and population decline for numerous threatened and endangered species.
July 2, 2020
During June, waterbirds belonging to protected species were discovered dead in three occasions, due to collision with power lines inside the protected area of the Mesolonghi Lagoon National Park, western Greece.
May 12, 2020
Athena” is a special –and valuable– partner for the Hellenic Ornithological Society/BirdLife Greece; this female Turtle Dove, tagged with a satellite transmitter in Antikythira Bird Observatory last autumn, gives us the rare opportunity to follow her during her long migratory travels.
April 9, 2020
What we can do to help
April 5th to 6th was a disastrous night for migratory birds. Very strong northerly winds and low temperatures followed several days of adverse spring weather and persistent rain that had already exhausted the traveling birds, after their journey of thousands of kilometers over the Sahara desert and the Mediterranean Sea. All this, with no insects flying, dispersed by the strong wind.
January 10, 2020
Extension of committee membership and replacement