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Mittwoch, 8. Mai 2019

Caucasian presentations at the IBOC 2019

Participants of the IBOC in Eilat © Yuval Dax

From 28 March to 1 April 2019 the 3rd International Bird Observatory Conference took place in Eilat (Israel).

The conference hosted 150 participants from 32 countries around the globe representing approximately 60 bird observatories and organisations. The five conference days were peppered with 11 keynote speakers, 71 lectures and 16 poster presentations. Two presentations focused on bird conservation projects in Azerbaijan and a few more from the neighbouring Caucasian countries, Georgia and Armenia, which are now online available.


Christoph Himmel: Research on waders in Southern Azerbaijan, one of the last under-surveyed areas of the Western Palearctic



Michael Heiss: The development of the Besh Barmag Bird Migration Count in Azerbaijan and its importance for the monitoring of Eurasian migrant birds



Lusine Aghajanyan: Perspectives of Bird Observatory Development in Armenia



Triin Kaasiku: Batumi Raptor Count: our strategy for monitoring more than one million raptors in the eastern Black Sea flyway



Aslan Bolkvadze: Illegal killing and Poaching of birds in Batumi Bottleneck



Dries Engelen: Age-specific trends in timing and abundance of autumn passage reveal population dynamics in migratory raptors using the eastern Black Sea flyway

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