Strong increase continues

Strong increase continues February 26, 2016 The first Songthrushes and Chiffchaffs are heard singing again. Spring is approaching. Time to make plans for the coming bird counts in Southeastern Europe. Last year many people carried out bird counts, more than the year before. The number of point counts in Bulgaria and neighbouring countries increases since …

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Brochure Bats and forestry ready

Brochure Bats and forestry ready November 29, 2014 In the summer of 2012 The Habitat Foundation organised a workshop about bat research and the use of bat detectors in collaboration with APB BirdLife Belarus. As a follow up of the workshop we decided to make a brochure about bats and forestry. For the conservation of …

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Leaflet Bats in Belarus ready

Leaflet Bats in Belarus ready August 21, 2013 Belarussian Forestry is in the process of FSC certification, with over 70% of the forests being managed according to FSC criteria. This implies that the foresters take the well being of wildlife into account in their management and exploitation of the forests. Bats are species that are …

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EUROBATS sponsors Belarusian bats

EUROBATS sponsors Belarusian bats December 10, 2012 The EUROBATS Projects Initiative (EPI) sponsors the project ‘Bats in Belarus’ with a subsidy of € 2,500.00. With this subsidy we can produce a leaflet about bats and forest management, one of the goals of this project. The leaflet will be based on existing leaflets in English and …

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Meeting Bird survey Bulgaria

Meeting Bird survey Bulgaria October 30, 2012 Last weekend some of the participants of the bird census in SE Europe in spring 2012 tested the web based data input module. The module makes it easier to add the results of bird counts at points to a database on the world wide web. You can either …

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Meeting Bird survey Bulgaria

Meeting Bird survey Bulgaria October 30, 2012 In the past three years 25 people took part in the bird surveys in SE Europe. Not only in the Eastern Rhodopes, but also in other parts of the country, particularly along the Black Sea coast. So it was time to come together and share some experiences. A …

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