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Develop your field skills at ABO! –Autumn 2017

Antikythira Bird Observatory, Hellenic Ornithological Society is offering two (unpaid) Internship positions during the autumn season of 2017. The subjects of the internships are • Butterfly and Moth surveys. Operating a moth trap and conducting butterfly surveys. (September) • Participating in the behavioural study of the water usage of Eleonora’s Falcon (September) If you are […]

Contribution number 17 from Antikythira Bird Observatory– Hellenic Ornithological Society

Barboutis C, Larsson L, Steinholtz Å, Fransson T (2015) From Mediterranean to Scandinavia – timing and body mass condition in four long distance migrants. Ornis Svecica 25:51–58 A new ABO paper on the phenology of spring migration of Icterine Warbler, Wood Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher and Collared Flycatcher has just been publish from Ornis Svecica. The […]

The Woodchat Shrike and Stopover Ecology.

This season the stopover ecology studies are expanding to more species apart from the Golden Orioles. The first species to be studied this year is the Woodchat Shrikes (Lanius senator, Κοκκινοκεφαλάς). Dane, for University of Patras will be looking into the behavioral ecology of this species. The first radio transmitter is set!

Antikythira at Falsterbο, Sweden / Τα Αντικύθηρα πήγαν στο Falsterbo της Σουηδίας!

From the 29th August to 1st September 2014 the first International Bird Observatory Conference was organized by the Lund University and the Falsterbo Bird Observatory. It was an excellent opportunity for more than 100 participants belonging to organizations and observatories from the USA to China and from Iceland to Australia to come together and discuss the roles of […]

Contribution number 16 from Antikythira Bird Observatory– Hellenic Ornithological Society / Η 16η επιστημονική εργασία για τον Ορνιθολογικό Σταθμό Αντικυθήρων – Ελληνική Ορνιθολογική Εταιρεία

A new research paper on the impact of migratory birds appear to have on the dissemination of Rickettsia-infected ticks, some of which may originate from distant locations. The data of this paper were collected at ABO and Capri of Italy. Please visit the Journals Web site to access the full text Μια νέα επιστημονική εργασία που […]

Contribution number 15 from Antikythera Bird Observatory– Hellenic Ornithological Society

A new research paper on the phenology of migration and biometrics of the Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur in Greece, based on ringing data from Antikythera is just out. More info on the web page of the Journal of Natural History

Contribution number 14 from Antikythira Bird Observatory– Hellenic Ornithological Society

West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne virus with birds as the primary vertebrate host. Ticks have, however, been suggested to be potential reservoirs of WNV. ABO participated in a study than investigated ticks role in the spread of the virus. Ticks, were collected from birds migrating northwards from Africa to Europe at ABO and […]