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On 5/9/2013 the personnel of Evros Delta Management Authority released three young White Storks in Evros Delta. The birds had been in Thessaloniki for rehabilitation, at the society of “Action for Wildlife”. Before their release, White Storks were ringed with ELSA rings in order to be able to recognize them from distance and collect data for their movements.  The birds were released in Loutros torrent, an area of Evros Delta that still has freshwater. We hope they will follow the…
According to the last data (www.evros-delta.gr  “White Stork Migration”) already 5 birds are in Africa. Pelopidas, Nenni, Lina and Sylvia are located at the borders of Sudan with Chad, having covered more than 4.000 km! Petros is still in Sudan, while Vasilia following a different route is in the west coast of Saudi Arabia. Sophocles is located in Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, whereas Spithas is still in Israel.   Unfortunately, Dimitris and Hercules didn’t accomplish their journey. The staff of…
Evros Delta Management Authority implements ringing expeditions for passerines.  From 17 to 25 of August we ringed 1247 birds from 35 species, monitoring the autumn migration. The most numerous species that we caught were the Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus, the Eurasian Reed Warbler A. scirpaceus and the Great Reed Warbler A. arundinaceus. We recovered 10 birds, of which a Great Reed Warbler had a ring from Italy, a Eurasian Reed Warbler from Bulgaria and 8 birds that were ringed in…
The passerine ringing (to study the autumn migration) in Armires area in Evros Delta has started in August 17th. 873 birds were trapped during the first week. The most numerous species were the walblers (Reed, Great Reed and Sedge). Other birds were the Willow Warbler, the Cetti’s Warbler, the Savi’s Warbler, the Blackcap, the Whitethroat, the Red-backed Shrike and many others. It has to be noted that among the birds that were trapped, we controlled birds ringed in previous years…
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