Release of young lesser kestrels in the church of San Vicente the Martyr. San Vicente de Alcántara (Badajoz)

In the middle of June, the release programme of lesser kestrel chicks started, as planned in Action C.3. “Captive-breeding and reinforcement of lesser kestrel colonies at risk of disappearance”.


Experiments in the field and the validation of the new GPS transmitters for the lesser kestrel

On Friday 2nd February 2018 a technical meeting was held in the installations of the State Office for the Environment of the Regional Government of Extremadura by the members of the LIFE ZEPAURBAN Project, the State Office for the Environment, and Terra Naturalis together with the company Microsensory SL. This company has been awarded the tender for supplying satellite and GPS transmitters so as to carry out the follow-up of over 50 individuals of Lesser Kestrel in the forthcoming years.


Meeting of heritage and environment technicians for the carrying out of actions C1 and C2 in the Cáceres SPA

As a continuation of the joint visit in May of the technicians of the State Office of Libraries, Museums, and Cultural Heritage and of the State Office for the Environment to the historic centre of Cáceres, on 15th September 2017 they held a further meeting to specify the work to be carried out in the SPA of the “Lesser kestrel colonies in the Monumental Town of Cáceres”, which must be completed before the lesser kestrels return from their winter quarters.