The Project

The breeding range of the lesser kestrel (Falco naumanni) in the central-eastern Mediterranean area is shifting northwards due to climate change. LIFE FALKON is fostering resilience by improving the conservation status of the population at the north-eastern edge of its breeding range in Italy and Greece. The project will provide increased nesting opportunities, including nest boxes and towers, promote favourable rural development and building renovation practices, and establish a network of conservationists focused on populations crucial for the species’ northward breeding expansion.

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23 October 2021

Official Opening: the Nesting Tower of Mirandola (MO)

  Via Montirone - Valli del Mortizzuolo - Mirandola -Stazione Ornitologica S.O.M.

22 October 2021

LIFE FALKON presentation to citizens – Poggio Rusco (MN)

  Poggio Rusco (MN) - Biblioteca Comunale ore 21:00

22 October 2021

Official opening of the nesting towers at Poggio Rusco (MN)

  Poggio Rusco (MN) - Torrette di Via Stoppiaro e Via Bagna

1 October 2021

LIFE FALKON congress day at CNR area of Milan

  Area della Ricerca di Milano 1, via Corti 12, Milano (Città Studi)

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