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.

PROJECT AREAS

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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RECENT NEWS

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What does the future hold for Eleonora’s falcon?

Mon, 16/10/2017

Utilizing satellite telemetry data from Eleonora’s falcons that originate from 5 breeding areas (from the Canary islands to Cyprus) and examining different climate change scenarios, the […]

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The third Newsletter of the project

Sun, 30/07/2017

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Participation at the 3rd international conference “Island Invasives Conference 2017”

Fri, 14/07/2017

The ElClimA LIFE project participated at the 3rd international conference “Island Invasives Conference 2017” (islandinvasives2017.com) on invasive alien species in islands, presenting the results so far […]

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Research on feeding areas during the pre-breeding period

Wed, 12/07/2017

The Eleonora’s falcons nest on the islands and the rocky islets of the Aegean Sea in August, later than any other bird in our country, as, […]