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Optimism for the Egyptian Vulture population in the Balkans

The monitoring of the Egyptian Vulture (𝘕𝘦𝘰𝘱𝘩𝘳𝘰𝘯 𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘤𝘯𝘰𝘱𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘶𝘴) population is an initiative that study groups (from 14 countries in the Balkans, Africa and the Middle East), within the framework of …

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BirdID 2020 Albania in action!

BirdID 2020 Albania – the bird identification course led by AOS in collaboration with the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Nord University – continued on November 21-22, 2020, with yet …

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The Black Stork, wintering in Albania!

The observations of the Ornithological Friday of November 20, 2020, were enriched by the extraordinary presence of a juvenile of Black Stork (𝘊𝘪𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘪𝘢 𝘯𝘪𝘨𝘳𝘢), observed in the Salina of Vlora. …

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BirdID 2020 Albania – Second weekend

𝗕𝗶𝗿𝗱𝗜𝗗 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟬 𝗔𝗹𝗯𝗮𝗻𝗶𝗮 conducted the succeeding sessions of the 𝗕𝗶𝗿𝗱 𝗜𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗳𝗶𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗖𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗲 on 𝗡𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝟳-𝟴, 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟬. We visited familiar locations, but this time with some entertaining twists. On the third session of …

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EU BANS LEAD SHOT IN WETLAND AREAS

Studies show that each year, around 1.5 million waterfowl fall victim to lead poisoning across Europe. Lead is a very toxic substance, affecting not only birds, wildlife and the environment, …

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The breeding platform in Fier shelters the White Storks even in Winter

𝐃𝐨 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐖𝐡𝐢𝐭𝐞 𝐒𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐬 (𝘊𝘪𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘪𝘢 𝘤𝘪𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘪𝘢) 𝐰𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐢𝐧 𝐀𝐥𝐛𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐚? “No!” would reply anyone aware that the White Storks breed in Albania during March-August, leave the country in August-September, travel thousands …

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