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Red-breasted geese Peter and Pantaley are already in Kalmykia

08.03.2021

For most of us, spring occurs in the first days of March, and astronomical spring only in the second half of March, but for birds, spring migration and preparation for it begins much earlier. In the last days of February, our tagged geese began their spring migration and are now in the Republic of Kalmykia […]

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20,000 Red-breasted geese counted in the wintering grounds in Bulgaria, Ukraine and Romania

25.02.2021

We conducted the fourth coordinated census of wintering geese for this season in Ukraine, Romania and Bulgaria . The highest number of Red-breasted Geese as expected was registered in Romania – 12,300 individuals. Two of the wetlands there harbour the majority of the Red-breasted Geese – the Danube Delta region and the two islands south […]

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An exhibition dedicated to the Red-breasted goose was held in the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources of Ukraine

06.02.2021

On February 2, on the World Wetlands Day, the National Nature Park “Tuzlivski Lymany” opened a traveling exhibition “The Flyway of the Red-breasted goose”, which was located in the lobby of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources of Ukraine.   Iryna Burlachenko, Head of the Recreation and Ecological and Educational Department of the […]

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Kuma-Manych depression becomes a safe haven for waterbirds during spring migration

04.01.2021

Since the start of the New Year, by the means of regional hunting regulations in the Republic of Kalmykia and in the Stavropol Territory, the Kumo-Manych depression will be permanently closed for spring hunting of waterfowl effective since 1st January 2021! The Kumo-Manych depression is a key staging area where 100% of the globally threatened […]

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18,000 Red-breasted Geese counted at the second coordinated census

29.12.2020

The second coordinated census of wintering geese in Ukraine, Romania and Bulgaria took place at the end of December. The data collected show significant similarities with those of the previous monitoring conducted in November. Nearly 18,000 Red-breasted Geese have been identified the most part of them in Romania. The number of Greater White-fronted Geese reaches […]

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Rare geese working group has been established in Kazakhstan

22.12.2020

Rare geese working group has been established in Kazakhstan during an online meeting discussing the project of the National Species Action Plan of the Red-breasted Goose and Lesser White-fronted Goose. Main tasks of the working group include: coordinating efforts of organizations and individual specialists in research and conservation of rare geese species in Kazakhstan, and providing […]

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First discussion of the National Action Plan for the Red-breasted Goose in Romania

17.12.2020

The first discussion of the National Action Plan for the Red-breasted Goose in Romania took place on 15 December 2020. Due to the epidemiological situation and restrictions related to COVID in the country, the workshop was organized online, hosted by the Romanian Ministry of Environment and Water, which is associated beneficiary of the LIFE project. […]

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A record number of Red-breasted Geese in Romania in November

02.12.2020

Monitoring of the wintering geese took place in Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine at the end of November. Our colleagues visited more than 50 of the most important wetlands for wintering Red-breasted Geese and Greater White-fronted Geese on the western and northern shores of the Black Sea. The results show that a significant part of the […]

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Coastal Dobrudza in all seasons

30.11.2020

Guide for alternative tourism around Durankulak lake This guide is for everyone fond of adventures in nature and alternative tourism. We will show you some of the sites for birdwatching, will walk the steps of ancient Bulgarians, will show you some routes for cycling, and sites where you can take unforgettable images. I. Where and […]

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Bulgaria welcomes the first Red-breasted Geese for the season

10.11.2020

During the monitoring of wintering geese in Bulgaria this weekend, BSPB team led by Svilen Cheshmedjiev observed 14 flying Red-breasted Geese in the area of Persina Nature Park. In addition to them, our colleagues registered an impressive number of Greater White-fronted Geese – nearly 28,000 individuals.   The monitoring was also conducted along the Black […]

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The monitoring of wintering geese in Bulgaria begins

06.11.2020

We are starting the annual monitoring of wintering geese in Bulgaria this weekend where experts and volunteers of the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds will go to the field to search them. The regions where the monitoring will take place are Coasltal Dobrudzha, the Burgas wetlands and the Svishtov-Belene lowland. The activities will […]

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Pantaley flies 50 km/h

05.11.2020

Today we will trace the Red-breasted Goose Panteley, whose flight we monitor with a satellite transmitter. After spending more than a month in the border region of northwestern Kazakhstan and southern Russia, Pantaley sped off to his wintering grounds skipping the traditional autumn stop in the Manich Gudilo area and the Rostov Reservoir. He reached […]

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