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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The Eleonora’s falcon “Plagara” completed once again her trip to Madagascar

Fri, 09/11/2018

For the third consecutive year, the tireless female Eleonora’s falcon from Antikythira Plagara (named after the island’s highest peak), has successfully returned to its wintering grounds […]

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Participation in HELECOS 2018

Tue, 23/10/2018

The LIFE ElClimA project team participated once again in the national conference of Ecology that was held earlier this month in Heraklion Crete. Among a broad […]

4th newsletter of the project

Mon, 01/10/2018

The 4th newsletter of the project is out. Newsletter #4

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The refueling “oases” for passerine migrants have been completed

Sat, 22/09/2018

It has been more than a year now since the works for the creation of the “oasis”, aiming at the improvement of refueling for the migrant […]