Tagging of the first Bonelli’s Eagle of the season!

Tagging of the first Bonelli’s Eagle of the season!

The first Bonelli’s Eagle of the season is tagged in western Crete by the team of the Natural History Museum - University of Crete.

It's one of the two fledglings of a well known nest of the species in Crete, that breeds succesfully every year.


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We would like to thank the climbers Savvas Paragkamian & Costas Marmatzakos, as well as the HOS/BirdLife Greece volunteer Nikos Samaritakis for their support and assistance at the implementation of the LIFE Bonelli eastMed fieldwork activities.

You can follow the routes of the Bonelli's Eagles tagged under the LIFE Bonelli eastMed Project at: https://www.lifebonelli.eu/el/tilemetria


Malathyros 180421 NikosSamaritakis 1 Αντιγραφή  Malathyros 180421 NikosSamaritakis 7  Malathyros 180421 NikosSamaritakis 1

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With the contribution of:

The LIFE Bonelli eastMed project “Conservation & Management of the Bonelli's eagle population in east Mediterranean” will address the most critical threats to Bonelli’s eagle populations in Greece and Cyprus. The overall objective is to ensure the long-term favourable conservation status for the species’ interconnected local populations, through the establishment and operation of the East Mediterranean Bonelli’s Eagle Network.

The project is implemented by the Natural Museum of Crete - University of Crete, the Game and Fauna Service (Game Fund) - Cyprus, the Hellenic Ornithological Society/BirdLife Greece, the Ministry of Environment & Energy - Greece, the Department of Forests - Cyprus and the NCC Environmental Studies Ltd with the financial contribution of the LIFE instrument of the EE.

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