Highest of records for the colony of the Dalmatian Pelicans breeding in Divjaka

Highest of records for the colony of the Dalmatian Pelicans breeding in Divjaka

The latest direct observation, conducted during the third week of February 2020, revealed positive indicators for this breeding season. The Pelican Islands appeared inhabited by the Dalmatian Pelicans with the number of breeders increasing every day. All three sub-breeding beds built by the end of December 2019 are occupied by breeding pairs. 

Intentional poisoning of wildlife is now a crime in Albania

Intentional poisoning of wildlife is now a crime in Albania

In this course of actions, in synergy with “Balkan Anti-Poisoning Project” supported by VCF and MAVA Foundation, “Illegal Killing and Taking of Birds” supported by EuroNatur and MAVA Foundation and the “Egyptian Vulture New Life” supported by BSPB and EU, AOS lobbied in 2019 for the amendment of the Law No. 10 006, dated 23.10.2008 “On the Protection of Fauna”. The integrated amendments proposed by AOS to the Law on the protection of fauna aimed for:

Working Meeting: Pesticides and VMP legislation analysis.

Working Meeting: Pesticides and VMP legislation analysis.

Following our efforts to tackle wildlife poisoning in Albania, last week, a working meeting took place in both North Macedonia and Albania, among the Bulgarian Society for Protection of Birds (BSPB), the Macedonian Ecological Society (MES), the Albanian Ornithological Society (AOS) and Association for the Protection and Preservation of Natural Environment in Albania (PPNEA).