Establishers

  • Sergey Domashevsky » Contact (sd@raptors.org.ua)
    Sergey DomashevskyEducation:
    Higher, graduated from Nizhynsky State Pedagogical University (2002).
    Place of work:
    Mezhrichinskiy Regional Landscape Park.
    Field of main scientific interests:
    Present status and development of ornithofauna of birds of prey in the north of Ukraine; ecology and distribution of birds of prey in Ukraine; biology of Greater and Lesser Spotted Eagles in Ukraine.
    Author of more than 100 scientific works. Main of them.
    Results of researches were reported at 18 scientific conferences, including abroad:
    – Workshop for the Conservation of the Saker in its European Range, (Hungary, 2005);
    – Workshop for the conservation of the Lesser Spotted Eagle in Carpathians mountains (Romania, 2005);
    – International Conference on Birds of Prey of North Eurasia (Ivanovo, Russia, 2008);
    – 6th International Conference on the Conservation of the Eastern Imperial Eagle, 4-7 September, 2008, Topalovgrad, Bulgaria;
    – 3d International Scientific Conference “Birds of Prey of Ukraine”, Kryvyi Rih, 24-25 October 2008;
    – International Workshop от the conservation of the Greater Spotted Eagle (Poland, 2012);
    – 6-th International Conference on Birds of Prey and Owls of North Eurasia, Kryvyi Rih, 27-30 September 2012 (Ukraine);
    – International Conference for Updating the European Action Plan for the Lesser Spotted Eagle, 31.10-2.11.2013, Sibiu, Romania;
    – International Conference, concluding the LIFE+ Project: Greater Spotted Eagle – a bird like no other! That will be held on 27th-28th January, 2014 in the Biebrza National Park;
    – International Conference on the Conservation of the Lesser Spotted Eagle, 25-27 September 2014, KošickaBela, Slovakia.
    Participation in projects:
    1. Study of distribution and numbers of the Corncrake in Ukraine (2000-2002);
    2. International IBA programme (1994-1999) on identification of important bird areas;
    3. International project “the Lesser Spotted Eagle – a flying symbol of the Carpathians” (2005) – study of distribution and numbers of the Lesser Spotted Eagle in Ukrainian Carpathians;
    4. Ukrainian-Hungarian project on study of DNA similarity of the Imperial Eagle in Ukrainian and Hungarian breeding populations (2006);
    5. Project on conservation of key wintering sites of White-tailed Eagle in Ukraine (2006-2008).
    6. International project “Saker Falcon in the southeastern Europe: study and conservation”, 2008.
    7. International project to identify sites in the territory of Ukraine for further set up of nest boxes for the Saker Falcon, 2009.
    8. International project of study and conservation of Houbara in Kazakhstan (2011).
    9. Head coordinate of the project: Conservation of the Population of the Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga) of the forest zone of Ukraine (2013-2014).
  • Dr. Maxim Gavrilyuk » Contact (mg@raptors.org.ua)
    Maxim GavrilyukEducation:
    Higher, graduated from Cherskasy State University (1996).
    Academic status, scientific degree:
    Candidate of Biological Sciences (PhD), Associate Professor.
    Place of work:
    Cherskasy National University named after B.Khmelnytsky.
    Position:
    Director of Natural Sciences Institute of Cherskasy National University.
    Field of main scientific interests:
    Present status and development of ornithofauna of the Middle Dnipro area, ecology and distribution of birds of prey of the Middle Dnipro area, biology of the White-tailed Eagle in Ukraine.
    Author of more than 80 scientific publications. Main of them.
    Theme of the Candidate’s of Biological Sciences thesis: White-tailed Eagle in Ukraine: present status, biology and conservation, K.: Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology of NAS of Ukraine, 2002. [in Ukrainian]
    Results of researches were reported at more than 10 scientific conferences, including abroad:
    – 2nd Meeting of European Ornithologists Union (Gdansk, Poland, 1999);
    – Sea Eagle 2000 (Sweden, 2000);
    – 6th World Conference on Birds of Prey and Owls (Budapest, Hungary, 2003);
    – 5th International Conference on Birds of Prey of North Eurasia (Ivanovo, Russia, 2008);
    – 3d International Scientific Conference “Birds of Prey of Ukraine”, Kryvyi Rih, 24-25 October 2008.
    Participation in projects:
    1. International IBA programme (1994-1999) of identification of important bird areas;
    2. International project “the Lesser Spotted Eagle – a flying symbol of the Carpathians” (2005) – study of distribution and numbers of the Lesser Spotted Eagle in Ukrainian Carpathians;
    3. Project on conservation of key wintering sites of White-tailed Eagle in Ukraine (2006-2008).
  • Dr. Vasilij Kostyushin » Contact (vk@raptors.org.ua)
    Dr. Vasilij Kostyushin
    Candidate of Biological Sciences (PhD), Head of the Department of Monitoring and Conservation of Animal World in Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
  • Yurij Milobog » Contact (ym@raptors.org.ua)
    Yurij MilobogEducation:
    Higher, graduated from Kryvyi Rih State Pedagogical University (1997).
    Place of work:
    Kryvyi Rih State Pedagogical University.
    Position:
    Assistant teacher of the Department of Zoology, Kryvyi Rih State Pedagogical University.
    Field of main scientific interests:
    Researches of birds of prey in Ukraine, current species composition, numbers, territorial distribution.
    Author of more than 20 publications. Main of them.
    Results of researches were reported at more than 10 scientific conferences, including abroad:
    – 3d European Ornithologists’ Union Conference (Groningen, Netherlands, 2001);
    – Workshop “Action Plan on the Pallid Harrier” (Moscow, Russia, 2002);
    – 6th World Conference on Birds of Prey and Owls (Budapest, Hungary, 2003);
    – 4th International Conference on Birds of Prey of North Eurasia (Penza, Russia, 2003);
    – International Conference on Birds of Prey of North Eurasia (Ivanovo, Russia, 2008);
    – 3d International Scientific Conference “Birds of Prey of Ukraine”, Kryvyi Rih, 24-25 October 2008;
    – Saker Falcon Status and Conservation Meeting, 5-7 April 2009, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
    Participation in projects:
    1. “Conservation of the Saker in important breeding areas on Ukraine”.
    2. International project “the Lesser Spotted Eagle – a flying symbol of the Carpathians” (2005) – study of distribution and numbers of the Lesser Spotted Eagle.
    3. “Estimation of diversity of migratory waterfowl in wetlands of the Azov-Black Sea region to identify important areas of seasonal distribution, feeding and migratory routes”. In the framework of Biodiversity Conservation in the Azov-Black Sea Corridor. No TF028267UA (under GEF support), 2004.
    4. International project “Saker Falcon in the southeastern Europe: study and conservation”, 2008.
  • Vitaly Vetrov » Contact (vv@raptors.org.ua)
    Vitaly VetrovEducation:
    Higher, graduated from Luhansk Pedagogical Institute (1985).
    Post-graduate education:
    Post-graduate department of Kyiv University (1986-1989).
    Place of work:
    Laboratory of the practical and theoretical ornithology of Kryvyi Rih State Pedagogical University.
    Field of main scientific interests:
    now involved in 4 big long-term programmes:
    1. Birds of prey of the Seversky Donets River and their protection (East of Ukraine and adjacent areas of Russia (1983-2008).
    2. Birds of Luhansk Region and adjacent areas (1983-2008).
    3. Present status of birds of prey of the steppe zone of Ukraine (2001-2008).
    4. Biology of the Eagle Owl (Bubo bubo) in Eastern Ukraine (1999-2008).
    Author of more than 80 scientific publications. Main of them.
    Results of researches were reported at more than 50 scientific conferences and workshops, including 14 abroad:
    1993-Budapest, Hungary; 1995-Badajoz, Spain; 1996- Jūrmala, Latvia; 1996-Urbino, Italy; 1998- Kislovodsk, Russia; 1998-Midrand, South African Republic; 2000-Lahore, Pakistan; 2001-Ulan Bator, Mongolia; 2002- Гронинген, the Netherlands; 2003- Penza, Russia; 2003- Budapest, Hungary; 2005- Târgu Mureş, Romania; 2006- Sofia, Bulgaria; 2008- Ivanovo, Russia; 6th International Conference on the Conservation of the Eastern Imperial Eagle, 4-7 September, 2008, Topalovgrad, Bulgaria; 3d International Scientific Conference “Birds of Prey of Ukraine”, Kryvyi Rih, 24-25 October 2008; Saker Falcon Status and Conservation Meeting, 5-7 April 2009, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
    Participation in projects:
    – International IBA programme (1994-1999) of identification of important bird areas;
    – All-Ukrainian census of the Corncrake (Crex crex) (2002-2004);
    – Inventory of the Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca) in Russia 1996-1997;
    – International project “Saker Falcon in the southeastern Europe: study and conservation”, 2008;
    – International project to identify sites in the territory of Ukraine for further set up of nest boxes for the Saker Falcon, 2009.
    Project leadership:
    1996 – Inventory of nests of the Imperial Eagle in Ukraine;
    1997 – Inventory of reserved areas of Eastern Ukraine;
    1997 – Inventory of the Saker (Falco cherrug) in the south-east of Russia;
    1998-1999 – Census of numbers and identification of Saker habitats in Ukraine;
    2001-2007 – Present status of birds of prey in the steppe zone of Ukraine;
    2005 – “The Lesser Spotted Eagle – a flying symbol of the Carpathians” (2005) – inventory of the Lesser Spotted Eagle (Aquila pomarina) in Ukrainian Carpathians;
    2006 – Conservation of the Saker in priority breeding places in Ukraine (building of artificial nests on poles of electric power lines);
    2006 – Identification of borders of the range and census of Saker numbers in the east of Ukraine and neighbouring areas of Russia;
    2007 – Collections of samples of the Crimean population of the Sakers for DNA-analysis.