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.
Two radars for the recording of autumn migration and the movements of the Eleonora’s falcons were at Antikythera Island during the week 9-15 of October. After […]
The 19th of August was a happy day for the ornithologists working at the island of Antikythera. The first Eleonora’s Falcon ringed during the project was […]
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 […]