First joint census of lesser kestrel roosts in extremadura as part of the LIFE ZEPAURBAN project

Before leaving on their autumn migration to their winter quarters in Africa, lesser kestrels assemble in roosts that may contain as many as thousands of individuals from different areas.


Investments for works begin at LIFE-ZEPAURBAN

The Libraries, Museums, and Cultural Heritage Authority of the Regional Government of Extremadura is starting investments to strengthen the roof of the Church of La Purificación in Almendralejo.


Manufacture of mortar-cork nest boxes for lesser kestrels

On 24th July the team involved in action A6 (“Industrial manufacture of mortar-cork nest boxes”) of the LIFE-ZEPAURBAN project met to assess the performance of the new nest boxes in the various tests carried out.


Download our wallpaper of the LIFE-ZEPAURBAN project

There's nothing better for the summer than choosing new wallpaper for your desktop. And if it's from the LIFE-ZEPAURBAN project for the conservation of the lesser kestrel, better still.


We are continuing with the lesser kestrel census as part of the LIFE-ZEPAURBAN project

To continue with the protocol established by the scientific committee (action F2), a second visit is being made to find out the number of breeding pairs present in the sphere of activity of the project, this time to coincide with chicks in the nests.


The LIFE-ZEPAURBAN project takes part in the LIFE informative programme Congress of the European Union 2014‐2020: LIFE 2017 call

The congress will be held tomorrow (16th June 2016) on the Badajoz campus. It has been organised by the Universidad de Extremadura in collaboration with the Agrofood Technological Centre of Extremadura (Centro Tecnológico Agroalimentario Extremadura, CTAEX), the General Secretariat of Science and Technology and the General Office for Outside Action of the Regional Government of Extremadura, the Enterprise European Network (EEN) of the FUNDECYT/Scientific and Technological Park, and Extremadura Avante.


First visit of the external team to the LIFE-ZEPAURBAN project

The person of the external team appointed to follow up and support the LIFE-ZEPAURBAN project is Dolores Hedo, who has made an initial visit to get to know the project and its partners at first hand.


The LIFE-ZEPAURBAN project participates in the V Technical Congress of the City of Cáceres Bird Festival

The activities of the Bird Festival include in particular the congress entitled “Urban ZEPAs: conservation and tourism”, which has given special importance in its fifth edition to the LIFE-ZEPAURBAN project.


V Congress on “Special bird protection areas in built-up areas of Extremadura - conservation and tourism”

On Friday 19th May the fifth edition of this interesting congress on urban birds, conservation, and tourism was held as part of the Cáceres Bird Festival.


The project begins to carry out the work on the roof of the Church of La Purificación of Almendralejo

Within the framework of this Action C2 "Adaptation of nesting sites on buildings managed by the State Office of Libraries, Museums, and Cultural Heritage", part of the roof and the tower of the Church of Nuestra Señora de la Purificación de Almendralejo will be remodelled to avoid filtrations in the building and ensure the permanence of its important colony of lesser kestrels.