Tagged: Turkey

Help wanted for raptor surveys in Turkey

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS JOIN RAPTOR MIGRATION CENSUS IN TURKEY THIS SUMMER Location:                       Adana Province, Turkey Duration:                       15 August  – 15 October 2015 Job Type:                       Volunteer Application Deadline:      Open until filled Background:                  Doğa Derneği is a leading nature...

OSME & The Bird Fair 2014 – some reflections

Mike Jennings, author of the Atlas of The Breeding Birds of Arabia, visiting the OSME stand Well, it seems like an age since Bird Fair 2014 and it was fantastic that OSME was again part of the...

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO JOIN RAPTOR MIGRATION CENSUS IN TURKEY

Doga Dernegi the BirdLife partner in Turkey are establishing long-term population monitoring of raptors on their autumn migration. They are seeking experienced volunteers to join the monitoring teams in Adana Province. The full details are given below...

RINGING OPPORTUNITY IN THE NORTHEAST OF TURKEY

Would you like to volunteer bird ringing stations run by KuzeyDoga Society in the northeast of Turkey where 63,434 birds of 198 species ringed in only 8 years! Ringers are needed to help with the autumn ringing...

Last Northern Bald Ibis in Syria?

Last Northern Bald Ibis in Syria?

OSME has received the following sad news on the Northern Bald Ibis http://www.iagnbi.org/en/news/ (International Advisory Group for Northern Bald Ibis – IAGNBI) Despite the current crisis in Syria, the field team have continued to monitor the ibis, and...

Controversial Ilisu Dam on Hasankeyf halted by Turkish court

Controversial Ilisu Dam on Hasankeyf halted by Turkish court

9 January 2012, Istanbul – The Turkish State Council ruled on January 7 in favour of the legal case filed by the Chamber of Architects and Engineers (TMMOB) against the construction of the Ilisu dam project, ordering...

Experienced ringers wanted for eastern Turkey

Experienced ringers wanted for eastern Turkey

OSME has received the following information – if you are interested, see the following link: http://www.kuzeydoga.org/index.php/en/enson/277-arasilan2013 They are looking for one or two experienced and licensed bird ringers for eastern Turkey this spring: They will cover room...

Protests against the proposed Ilisu Dam, River Tigris, Turkey

Protests against the proposed Ilisu Dam, River Tigris, Turkey

A group of environmentalists and artists from northern Iraq spent the weekend in the ancient town of Hasankeyf in Batman, where they shared with locals the consequences of the planned Ilisu Dam on Iraq and Turkey through...

Ibis on the move

Ibis on the move

Following the successful, and ground-breaking, transfer of a small number of Northern Bald Ibis from the semi-wild population at Birecik, Turkey to the only known wild breeding colony in Syria, the birds are now on their way...