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25Jul

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.

25Jul

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.

25Jul

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.

25Jul

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.

25Jul

The origin of the scientific name of the lesser kestrel

Did you know why the scientific name of the lesser kestrel is Falco naumanni?

25Jul

The first lesser kestrel census of the life-ZEPAURBAN project begins

Within the framework of action A1 the first lesser kestrel census has begun. 

25Jul

The kestrel in the “Treasure of the spanish language” by Sebastián de Covarrubias y Orozco

“In the Spanish tongue the name cernícalo from cerner meaning to hover is used, because the bird stays aloft without moving but stirring its wings and tail; hunters call this hovering.”

25Jul

New of GREFA | We went to Mérida to talk about lesser kestrels in urban areas and welcomed the first to arrive

The Group for Restoring Indigenous Fauna and its Habitat (Grupo de Rehabilitación de la Fauna Autóctona y su hábitat, GREFA) is involved with the urban population of the lesser kestrel in Extremadura

25Jul

On 15th February 2017 the first Scientific Committee meeting was held within the framework of the LIFE-ZEPAURBAN project

On 15th February 2017 the first Scientific Committee meeting was held as part of the LIFE15 NAT/ES/001016 project on the “Management of urban ZEPAs for the conservation of the lesser kestrel in Extremadura”, LIFE-ZEPAURBAN.