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The Dalmatian pelican breeding population in Romania became larger in 2020

October 28, 2020  |  News

The breeding population of the Dalmatian pelicans in Romania has been assessed this year on Lake Tasaul and in the Danube Delta and its lagoon area. Monitoring activities are coordinated by the Romanian Ornithological Society (SOR), which is a partner of the pan-European “Pelican way of LIFE” project.

Behind the scenes: how to find and photograph a Dalmatian pelican

October 15, 2020  |  News

At the end of May, a field expedition organized by Rewilding Ukraine to conduct scientific counts of the Dalmatian pelican and a photo mission took place in the Ukrainian part of the Danube Delta, as part of the “Pelican Way of LIFE” project. The counts were conducted by Maxim Yakovlev, an ornithologist at the Danube Biosphere Reserve, who has been photographing nature and the inhabitants of this picturesque region for more than 15 years. He was assisted by zoologist Alexander Gaidash.

A new scheme for patrolling has been launched in Persina Nature Park in Bulgaria

September 25, 2020  |  News

A new scheme for patrolling the territory of Persina Nature Park was launched in April, organized by Persina National Park and with the participation of experts from the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB). The purpose of the patrol is to monitor the level of disturbance and behavior of Dalmatian pelicans along the section of the Danube adjacent to the park.

Europe’s wildlife comeback, including in the Danube Delta, set to captivate global TV audiences

August 31, 2020  |  News

Supporting wildlife comeback is a core element of the work at Rewilding Europe. The story of how wild animals are returning across Europe, spontaneously or with human help, will soon captivate millions of television viewers around the world. The new six-part documentary series called “Europe’s New Wild” will begin a global rollout in early September. The series includes an episode about the Danube Delta – Europe’s Amazon.

The GREEN FUND co-finances the “Pelican Way of LIFE” Project

June 5, 2020  |  News

The Green Fund with its Board Decision No. 181.1/2020/27.05.2020 co-finances the LIFE18 ΝΑΤ/NL/000716 – “Pelican Way of LIFE” Project for year 2020 with the total amount of €12,000 for the implementation of the Hellenic Ornithological Society / BirdLife Greece actions.

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