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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

Assessment of actions on buildings of the Historic City of Cáceres

The State Office of Libraries, Museums, and Cultural Heritage and the State Office for the Environment have made a joint visit to the centre of the historic city of Cáceres to assess the adaptation of holes for the nesting of the lesser kestrel.

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

New nest boxes were installed under the eaves of the roof of the Church of La Purificación of Almendralejo

One of the key actions of the LIFE-ZEPAURBAN project is action A6, the industrial manufacture of mortar-cork nest boxes for the lesser kestrel. The main objective is to test the efficiency of a new design and materials for the construction of nest boxes for this species with improved technical and ethological conditions that allow the improving of its breeding success.

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.