Tagged: Lebanon

A Double-MEGA-twitch in Lebanon

Guest blog by Fouad Itani Lebanon has been in the news a lot in the past few years, a refugee crisis following the war in Syria, on-going economic crises and the depreciation of the Lebanese pound, a...

Booklet of Protection of Migratory Birds in Lebanon

The Lebanese bird conservation community is increasingly successful in its struggle to protect the millions of migratory birds passing over their narrow piece of land along the eastern Mediterranean. A pdf booklet free to download has been...

A message from Tomas Axén Haraldsson

Youth development and Bird Camps update

Birds go on – birdwatchers on hold A message from Tomas Axén Haraldsson The current situation with the spread of the corona virus, and not least the consequences of all the emergency measures, has caused countries and...

Birds of Lebanon, a Photographic Guide to 404 Species

By Ghassan Ramadan-Jaradi and Fouad Itani ISBN 9 789953 051062 In English Association for Bird Conservation in Lebanon Published in Lebanon  Available in bookshops in Lebanon and from: www.BuyLebanese.com/browse.asp?pr=1055 Price $34 plus postage (eg. Plus $24.75 to...

Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus

Vulture News from the Middle East

The following short vulture updates from across the Middle East are reproduced with the permission of the IUCN Vulture Specialist Group. They are taken from the Vulture Specialist Group newsletter (issue 11). If you are interested in...

Volunteering In Lebanon

A guest blog by Valentine Moser from Switzerland This autumn I spent two weeks volunteering in Lebanon in support of the project RaptorCountLebanon2019.  Watching from our viewing platform overlooking Beirut and the Mediterranean Sea was a great experience! I...

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERING COUNTERS & TRAINERS FOR RAPTOR MIGRATION COUNT

RAPTOR MIGRATION COUNT LEBANON SEPTEMBER 2019 Lebanon is situated straight in the eastern Mediterranean flyway and sees the annual migration of hundreds of thousands of raptors, storks and other soaring birds. Very few studies have been done to document this...

Bird Camp Lebanon 2019 5-8 April

After developing the Bird Camp concept at Besh Barmag in Azerbaijan during 2016-2017 we did one in Lebanon in October 2018. Bringing youth together from different countries to learn about bird and nature conservation, and in the process exchange...

Fighting illegal bird killing

A guest blog by Lloyd Scott The Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) is a European bird protection NGO based in Bonn Germany. Each year, we bring together around 250 volunteers from across the globe to conduct strategic...

Bird Camp Lebanon

A guest blog from Tomas Axen Haraldsson ”Are ALL those birds eagles you mean? But there are hundreds of them…!” Shouts of excitement and disbelief from Lebanese picnic tables as the spectacle of bird migration overwhelms local villagers during...