LIFE13 NAT/GR/000909 Conservation measures to assist the adaptation of Falco eleonorae* to climate change

The Eleonora’s Falcon (Falco eleonorae*) is one of the most important bird species in Greece as the country and particularly the islands of the Aegean Sea host >85% of its global breeding population. This project aims to facilitate Falco eleonorae adaptation to the ongoing and future climate change by the implementation of a series of conservation actions. The project objectives aim to the improvement of the species’ breeding performance and improvement of the species’ conservation status at its foraging areas both within its breeding and wintering range.


Antikythera Island

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Skyros Island and surrounding islets

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Tilos Island and surrounding islets

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Dionysades islands

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Mikres Cyclades

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Islets and rocks of Lemnos

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Karpathos and Saria islands and islets of Karpathian Sea

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Project’s Layman’s report

Thu, 14/11/2019

The Layman’s report includes a brief presentation of the Eleonora’s falcon, the scope of the project, its actions and results. Layman’s report.

Final workshop of the project at the 14th ICZEGAR congress

Fri, 12/07/2019

  The final workshop of the project took place at the 14th International Congress on the Zoology and Ecology of Greece and Adjacent Regions (ICZEGAR) in […]

Plagara began again its journey to Antikythera

Fri, 12/04/2019

Plagara, the restless female Eleonora’s Falcon that nests on Antikythera, began again her return migrating journey from the distant Madagascar! Since 2017, Plagara is carrying a […]

Thesis on the presence of parasites and abnormalities in the blood of migratory bird species

Thu, 07/03/2019

Τhe biologist, Maria Papadimitraki, in the frame of her Thesis in the Department of Biology (University of Patras) and also in the frame of the ElClimA […]