Installation of nest boxes in the Po Plain Area

23 Ιουνίου 2021

Life Falkon has conducted a winter field survey to assess the distribution of potential safe sites on where to install nest-boxes for the lesser kestrel. We will install 100 boxes on recently restored buildings and ...

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Winter conference at the SOM: LIFE FALKON among the invited speakers!

23 Ιουνίου 2021

As every year, SOM/Cisniar is celebrating the winter with a party and a scientific conference about conservation of local birdlife and biodiversity. As in 2018, LIFE FALKON is again among the invited speakers, this ...

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LIFE FALKON at 3rdNatura 2000 seminar!

13 Μαΐου 2021

Between the 4th and 7th May the 3rd Seminar of Natura 2000  for the Mediterranean Region took place online, hosted by the Italian Regione Calabria and the Sila National Park. The Seminar is part of the Natura 2000 Biogeographic Process, launched in 2011 by ...

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LIFE FALKON meets DEMA PRIMILLA!

6 Μαΐου 2021

On 5th May, LIFE FALKON hosted an on-line networking event, with the participation of Spanish non- profit organization DEMA PRIMILLA. It is an NGO that  since 30 years have been working on studying and protecting the Lesser Kestrel.  Indeed, DEMA produced ...

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Field monitoring visits in the Po Plain!

4 Μαΐου 2021

On the 23rd of April a field monitoring visit took place in the Italian project areas located in the Emilia Romagna region. Michelangelo Morganti from CNR-IRSA, lead partner of LIFE Falkon, welcomed the project ...

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LIFE Falkon as project of the month!

30 Μαρτίου 2021

Since 2017, the Ministry of Ecological Transition has dedicated a column to all Italian LIFE projects of the 2014-2020 period called the «Project of the Month«, which can be consulted on the Ministry’s website. The column aims to facilitate a deeper ...

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Δημιουργώντας σπίτια για τα Κιρκινέζια στην περιοχή της Κομοτηνής

26 Μαρτίου 2021

Τοποθέτηση τεχνητών φωλιών από την Ελληνική ΟΡΝΙΘΟΛΟΓΙΚΗ Εταιρεία για τα ...

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Setting up of the nesting towers in the Po Plain

28 Φεβρουαρίου 2021

The LIFE FALKON staff guided by the project partners ISPRA,  has concluded a three-days rush of works to set up the nesting towers in the Po Plain. Built during the winter, these three towers (two more are still in ...

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Nestbox installation in the Po Plain

24 Νοεμβρίου 2020

The LIFE FALKON staff has concluded the installation of 200 nestboxes for Lesser Kestrel in the project area located in the Po Plain, between Mantova and Comacchio. A hundred nestboxes were installed on 18 buildings for which formal agreements with ...

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Nesting tower for lesser kestrel of the Po Plain

20 Δεκεμβρίου 2019

    Not only nest boxes: LIFE FALKON is fostering the recovery and the expansion of the northern population of lesser kestrel with the construction of small buildings entirely dedicated to the species! Tens ...

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Νέα από τις δράσεις που πραγματοποιεί η Ελληνική ΟΡΝΙΘΟΛΟΓΙΚΗ Εταιρεία στην Ελλάδα

22 Ιουλίου 2019

Η Ελληνική ΟΡΝΙΘΟΛΟΓΙΚΗ Εταιρεία έχει ολοκληρώσει τις δράσεις έρευνας σε ...

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New Lesser Kestrel colonies discovered in the Po Plain

21 Μαΐου 2019

During the initial step of the wide survey in the Po-Plain, the LIFE FALKON team – supported by enthusiastic volunteer – checked over 250 rural buildings scattered in the area and found at least 6 new colonies ...

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First LIFE FALKON nest boxes occupied by Lesser Kestrel

20 Μαΐου 2019

The first nest boxes of those installed by LIFE FALKON is occupied by a pair of adult lesser kestrel! Their 5 eggs are there and we are looking forward for the chicks.

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NHK japanese television shooting LIFE FALKON in Mantua

29 Απριλίου 2019

Poggio Rusco (Province of Mantua), 28th Avril 2019 NHK (National Japanese Television) shooted the installation of nestboxes for the lesser kestrel within the framework of LIFE FALKON project activities and interviewed ...

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EASME Evaluation LIFE Falkon 1st Monitoring visit

12 Απριλίου 2019

Very positive evaluation by EASME on the 1st Monitoring Visit held in Rome on the 12th of February 2019! The first surveys and GIS analyses carried out on the project areas which already evidenced potential suitable ...

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Fields surveys Po Plain – March 2019

24 Μαρτίου 2019

LIFE FALKON staff realized a first rush of filed survey in the Po Plain project area (Project area 1) in the last days of March. Surprisingly, we found that some of the Lesser Kestrel (estimated in ~30% of the total population) were already back to their ...

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LIFE FALKON conference at the SOM (Stazione Ornitologica Modenese)

24 Μαρτίου 2019

The spring appointment of the bi-annual scientific conference of the SOM (Stazione Ornitologica Modenese) was dedicated to the LIFE FALKON project. We extensively presented the lesser kestrel biology, population status ...

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First batch of nest boxes installed in Baricella (BO), Italy

15 Φεβρουαρίου 2019

LIFE FALKON has provided safe nesting sites for 15 pairs of Lesser Kestrel in Baricella (BO), where one of the most important colonies of the entire Po-Plain was threatened by the restoration of the building in which ...

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Meeting with municipalities and land owners about the construction of nesting towers

14 Φεβρουαρίου 2019

The 14th of February, ISPRA and UMIL meet up with the technical offices of the municipalities of Mirandola in Emilia-Romagna and Poggio Rusco in Lombardia (both located within ...

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LIFE FALKON – 1st Monitoring Visit

12 Φεβρουαρίου 2019

On 12th February 2019, Mrs. Chiara SPOTORNO, representative of the LIFE Programme Monitoring Team NEEMO – TIMESIS, met in Rome #LIFEFALKON to assess the project progress. The technical and administrative ...

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Be aware of the demolition consequences for the Lesser Kestrel in the Po Plain

14 Ιανουαρίου 2019

On 14 October 2018, UMIL (LIFE FALKON partner) visited the study areas located in the municipalities of Poggio Rusco (Mantova) and Mirandola (Modena) and surprisingly discovered that some of the buildings which hosted ...

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New nest boxes for the Lesser Kestrel of Baricella (BO)

16 Δεκεμβρίου 2018

The lesser kestrel colony sited in the municipality of Baricella (Bologna) is one of the largest of the entire Po Plain, hosting up to 8-12 pairs in 2018. The most of these pairs breed in the roof of a small abandoned ...

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Συμμετοχή του Προγράμματος στη συνάντηση των νέων Προγραμμάτων LIFE-ΦΥΣΗ (2017) στις Βρυξέλλες (8-9/11/2018)

8 Νοεμβρίου 2018

Φωτογραφία: Homeotech   Εκπρόσωποι του συντονιστή ...

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The 2nd European Meeting of Young Ornithologists #EMYO2018 – 26-28/10/2018

26 Οκτωβρίου 2018

On 26-28 October the 2nd European Meeting of Young Ornithologists was held in Turin (Italy) thanks to the collaboration of the Centro Italiano Studi Ornitologi (CISO), the Hessische Gesellschaft für Ornithologie und ...

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Focusing on the lesser kestrel during the SOM annual meeting

14 Οκτωβρίου 2018

On 14 October 2018 in Mirandola (Modena), some representatives from UMIL and ISPRA (LIFE FALKON partners) attended the annual meeting of the SOM (Stazione Ornitologica Modenese). The SOM is a local association working ...

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Πρώτη συνάντηση του Προγράμματος LIFE για το Κιρκινέζι (12/10/2018)

12 Οκτωβρίου 2018

Την Παρασκευή 12 Οκτωβρίου 2018 η Οργάνωση TECLA, ως Συντονιστής του Προγράμματος LIFE για το Κιρκινέζι, ...

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Έναρξη του Προγράμματος LIFE FALKON!

1 Ιουλίου 2018

Νέο Πρόγραμμα LIFE για το Κιρκινέζι: Δράσεις Υποστήριξης για την επέκταση του εύρους εξάπλωσης του Κιρκινεζιού στην ...

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