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Bird Ringing opportunity in Greece – open call for volunteering, Spring 2018 (end of March – end of May)

Antikythira Bird Observatory (ABO), run by the Hellenic Ornithological Society / BirdLife Greece, is organizing a bird ringing campaign, supervised by the Hellenic Bird Ringing Center. We hereby invite you to participate in our bird ringing campaign (either as a ringer or a helper). Volunteer applications for the spring season of 2018 have just started. […]

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 […]

Raptor Migration counts of Autumn 2017

Keen bird watchers and bird enthusiast are welcome to join us for the Autumn 2017 Raptor Migration counts at ABO. The bird ringing campaign will take place from the 12th of August until the 30th of September. The evaluation of the applications has now started! To fill in an online application click here: application Information about the […]

Bird ringing campaign of autumn 2017

Bird ringers, bird & nature enthusiast are welcome to join us for the Autumn 2017 bird ringing campaign at ABO. The bird ringing campaign will take place from the 2nd until the 30th of September. The evaluation of the applications has now started! To fill in an online application click here: application Information about the accommodation, […]

Spring 2017, Day 9 of bird ringing

A strange combination of species today! Winter birds still dominant but with a small influx of Ficedula flycatchers. The bird of the day was a Common Firecrest (Regulus ignicapilla, Πυροβασιλίσκος) a species extremely rare during the spring season! Eastern Bonelli’s Warbler (Phylloscopus orientalis, Βουνοφυλλοσκόπος), Wood Warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix, Δασοφυλλοσκόπος),European Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca, Μαυρομυγοχάφτης) was […]

Spring 2017, Day 2 of bird ringing

The wind slowed down for a while and that was evident tin the ringing totals. In total 59 birds of 11 species with the Subalpine Warbler (Sylvia cantillans, Κοκκινοτσιροβάκος) being the most abundant species ringed and seen in the filed.  More info at http://www.trektellen.org/count/view/1696/20170327  

Develop your filed skills at ABO!

The Antikythira Bird Observatory, Hellenic Ornithological Society is offering three (unpaid) Internship positions during the spring season of 2017. The subjects of the internships are • Butterfly and Moth surveys. Operating a moth trap and conducting butterfly surveys. (end of march- end of May) • Bird Surveys. Participating in birds counts, bird ringing and tracking […]

Bird Ringing opportunity in Greece – open call for volunteering, Spring 2017 (end of March – end of May)

Antikythira Bird Observatory (ABO), run by the Hellenic Ornithological Society / BirdLife Greece, is organizing a bird ringing campaign, supervised by the Hellenic Bird Ringing Center. We hereby invite you to participate in our bird ringing campaign (either as a ringer or a helper). Volunteer applications for the spring season of 2017 have just started. […]

Spring 2016, day 53 of bird ringing

The migration is fading and today was a slow day. In total only 14 birds. Daily total can be found here: http://www.trektellen.org/count/view/1696/20160518

Spring 2016, day 46 of bird ringing

A really hot day today with significantly less bids, around 60 in the constant effort site. The Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin, Κηποτσιροβάκος) is still the most common species by far being half of the birds trapped. Daily totals can be found here: http://www.trektellen.org/count/view/1696/20160511