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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Eleonora’s falcon in Rome!

Wed, 23/05/2018

The preliminary results of the eco-toxicological study that was carried out  in the framework of LIFE ElClimA  in order to assess the environmental quality of Eleonora’s falcon foraging […]

Going public!

Sun, 13/05/2018

The LIFE ElClimA project team participated in late April in the 6th International Eurasian Ornithology Congress held by the University of Heidelberg in Germany. The project team presented […]

News from the field!

Fri, 11/05/2018

Eleonora’s falcon trapping efforts on Antikythira island have been resumed! Up to date ca. 60 falcons have been colour-ringed and sampled for further lab analyses. If […]

plagara returns
Plagara returns from Madagascar!

Wed, 11/04/2018

Plagara -the female Eleonora’s falcon from Antikythera Island- after three months of staying in Madagascar, decided to begin the long return journey on March 31st, by […]