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Russia is waging a war of aggression against Ukraine!

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RESOLUTION of the 6th International Conference on Birds of Prey and Owls in North Eurasia

RESOLUTION of the 6th International Conference on Birds of Prey and Owls in North Eurasia: BIRDS OF PREY IN THE DYNAMIC ENVIRONMENT OF THE THIRD MILLENNIUM: STATUS AND PROSPECTS Kryvyi Rih National University Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine, 27-30 September 2012 27-30 September 2012 Kryvyi Rih National University has held the 6th International Conference on Birds of […]

The death of birds of prey as a result of poaching – a sad example of ospreys in Ukraine

Over 40 years has already passed (since 1969) after the total ban for shooting birds of prey in Ukraine. However, in minds of many hunters, birds with the beaks curved down still remains malicious enemies (a desirable trophy, a good target, etc.). As a result, every year a large number of birds of prey are […]

Technique on attracting small birds of prey for breeding on the territory of Regional Landscape Park «Mezhrechenskii»

In spring 2010 we started works to attract birds of prey in artificial nests on the territory of RLP “Mezhrechenskii” located in Kozelets and Chernihiv districts of Chernihiv region. As nesting platforms we used old wicker baskets, some of which had previously been repaired. Installed baskets are substitutes for natural nests of Corvidae, readily populated […]

Attraction of Tawny Owl in artificial nests

EXPERIENCE OF ATTRACTION OF TAWNY OWLS TO ARTIFICIAL NESTS IN KHARKIV REGION Attraction of some species for breeding often allows to increase their numbers. These actions can be performed by everyone for bird conservation. In addition, it is a unique opportunity to monitor populations of nocturnal species. Ukraine still has gained quite a small experience […]

The practice of installing protection against martens for nesting trees of birds of prey

In field practice, we repeatedly had to deal with cases of predation by martens in the nests of certain species of birds of prey. In some cases, not only clutches were destroyed and chicks were killed, but also adult birds such as the Common Buzzard. Most frequently these are small birds of prey which are […]

Present Status of Ukrainian Birds of Prey

In spite of great ornithologists’ interest, Ukrainian birds of prey still remain a poor studied group. Due to changes in distribution and numbers, status of many raptor species has changed in many regions and is actually unknown. As a consequence, the ornithologists often rely on data from former researches, which now don’t correspond to real […]