Environmental responsibility

SCOPS OWL RESEARCH AND CONSERVATION

In Spring 2007 with the support of Penguin Travel Bulgaria 100 nestboxes were placed in North-Western Bulgaria. The nestboxes were designed primariliy for the Europeant Scops Owl (Otus scops) - a charismatic but poorly studied, small nocturnal predator. Its main breeding habitats are riverine... more »

BREEDING COUNT OF COMORANT COLONIES IN 2006 IN BULGARIA

The Wetlands International Cormorant Research Group and members of INTERCAFE organised a pan-European Cormorant breeding colony count in 2006. The first stage of the count in Bulgaria was carried out during 04-08 April, comprising visits to all colonies on islands along the Danube River and the... more »

JUNE 5-th - THE WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY AT DRAGOMAN MARSH

On May the 5-th (2005) a festive celebration of the World Environment Day was carried out at Dragoman Marsh, some 35 km away from Sofia. Organizers of this event were the Dragoman Municipality, Balkani Wildlife Society (http://www.balkani.org), the Balkans Youth Club, RIOEW-Sofia,several... more »

CONSERVATION OF PYGMY CORMORANT

During the winter of 2004-2005 a project for evaluation the threats to the wintering population of the globally-threatened Pygmy Cormorant along Maritsa River (Southern Bulgaria) was carried out by volunteers of Balkani Wildlife Society (http://www.balkani.org) and the Bulgarian Ornithological... more »

INVESTIGATION ON THE ORNITHOFAUNA OF DRAGOMAN MARSH

Located to the north-west of the city of Sofia, Dragoman Marsh is placed in the lowering between the hills Chepan and Three Ears. It is a part of the heterogeneous complex comprising marshes, wet meadows and Karst heights in the NW corner of the field of Sofia - places, very famous in the near past... more »