March 2, 2023

Bird trapping with nets continues to decline, limestick use levels worrying

This article was first published on The BirdLife Cyprus report on bird trapping levels for autumn 2022 paints a promising picture, with bird trapping with nets […]
December 9, 2021

Almost 14k citizens demand deterrent fines for bird trapping in Cyprus

On 30 November 2021, BirdLife Cyprus handed the President of the House of Representatives, Ms Annita Demetriou, the signatures of more than 13,700 citizens calling for the annulment of the relaxation of the bird protection law.
September 14, 2020

Rare and impressive: 7300+ White Storks in Cyprus

By BirdLife Cyprus The White Stork Ciconia ciconia is one of the most well-known migratory bird species in the world, traveling in spectacular flocks numbering thousands. […]
March 2, 2020

Creating a safe haven for birds in Famagusta

An Italian experience. A German conservationist. And a Cypriot dream. A few kilometres to the east of Akhna Dam, in the heart of Cyprus’s Famagusta district, […]
September 27, 2019

Netted, glued and eaten whole – can we keep this songbird free?

For many people, it’s an iconic sound of the countryside: a rich, complex musical whistle which culminates in a loud, high-pitched crescendo. It is so strident […]