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Bonelli’s Eagle Protection in 2019

This encouraging report has been received from Giuseppe Rannisi of LIPU Catania in Sicily In 2019, three surveillance camps were organized by Gruppo Tutela Rapaci. GTR involves LIPU volunteers, as...

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An extension to Canneto Boverio

A previous post explained the partnership between LIPU and Burchvif in the creation of a small but wonderful oasis in the midst of a rice growing area – the...

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Egyptian Vulture success in Puglia

If you are lucky enough to have done any birding in Spain, you are likely to have come across large flocks of Griffon vultures soaring overhead. Amongst these huge vultures,...

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First born of 2019

News just announced is that in one of the nests controlled by Camp 1, in the Agrigento area in Sicily, the first Bonelli’s Eagle of 2019 has been born! The...

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LIPU Elections 2019

Every four years the members of LIPU have the chance to vote for the officers of the association. This year the election is for 15 members of the LIPU Council...

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Aiming High – Project Support for 2019

After a series of successful years the British section of LIPU decided, after consultation with Claudio Celada (LIPU Conservation Director), to raise the funds needed for the following projects in...

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Bonelli’s Eagle Protection – 2018 report

GRUPPO TUTELA RAPACI 2018 GTR’s ANNUAL REPORT In 2018 the GTR organized three camps aimed to safeguarding some of Bonelli’s eagles’ (Aquila fasciata) breeding sites particularly exposed to the risk...

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A Raid on a Palermo Market

Early in the morning of Sunday, 5th August, the wildlife crime unit of the Carabinieri-Forestali of of Palermo seized more than 100 Goldfinches and 4 Sicilian Pond Turtles near Ballarò...

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Bonelli’s Eagle in Sicily 2018 – an extraordinary year

In 2011 there were just over twenty pairs of these beautiful eagles nesting in Sicily and the population was plummeting through the wholesale theft of eggs and young for the...

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A Jewel of an Oasis

A true oasis in a desert of water That contradiction in terms describes an area we visited recently near the River Agogna south of Novara and west of Milan. It...

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