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As in previous years, during the summer 2011, the LIFE Project's mobile exhibition for seabirds will embark on a journey to the islands of the North Aegean. The...
Volunteers and staff members of the Hellenic Ornithological Society were surprised with the record of a new bird species for Greece on Antikythira: the Western Olivaceous Warbler...
Birdwatchers -members of the Hellenic Ornithological Society- woke up at dawn on a Sunday morning in order to see the new bird species for Greece: the Pallas’s Warbler...
The Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii is a medium-sized wader that breeds in steppe and semi-steppe areas from the highlands of eastern Turkey to central Asia. After...
During this last spring, within the LIFE project framework (2009-2012), HOS fieldwork teams completed the second national Audouin’s Gull(Larus audouinii) population census....
This year was not a good one in the Northern Aegean Sea neither for the Mediterranean Shag, nor for the fishermen. An algal bloom, which started at the end of 2009, now, at the...
In an effort to demonstrate the importance of the Aegean Sea for birds, irrelevant of national border lines, the two BirdLife1 partners in Greece and Turkey, the Hellenic...
The Hellenic Rarities Committee, at its December 2009 meeting, decided to extend the committee membership for another five years. It was also decided to add two new...
Abstract Dretakis Michalis, Nikos Probonas, Kostas Papaconstantinou, Theodoros Kominos and George Handrinos Since the publication of “The Birds of Greece” in 1997,...
The scientific data collection and exchange between Hellenic Ornithological Society and Birdlife Malta is an important step in the international collaboration for joint...
The Hellenic Rarities Committee in its February 24th, 2009 session, decided to establish the Lesvos Bird Records Committee (LBRC). This committee’s basic goals...
  An extreme case of poaching has come to public knowledge from Lesvos on the 22/09/2007. It was discovered by game wardens and confirmed by the...

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