Tuesday, July 21, 2020

HONEY BUZZARD TRACKING PROJECT

In order to evaluate which factors shape the migration routes followed by adult honey buzzards, MEDRAPTORS is promoting and funding the tagging of new individuals in Hungary. The field work is led by our colleague Eniko Anna Tamas. Two individuals have been tagged in the last days, and the work is still ongoing.It will be possible to follow the movements of these birds on a dedicated page of our website.
Thursday, April 16, 2020

New paper on red-footed falcon migration

You can download here a new paper on the migration of red-footed falcon across Mediterranean basin. Our founder Michele Panuccio collaborated to this study, which is based on citizen science data.
Thursday, March 19, 2020

Egidio and the sandstorm: short-toed eagle project update

Egidio started his journey from Mali on the 19/2 and arrived in his breeding territory in Southern Italy on the 12/3. On the 23/2 he spent the whole day sitting on acacia trees in the Western Sahara, during a sandstorm: see the figure below. One of us (Ugo Mellone) was at 350 km experiencing the same conditions.
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