At the end of december two of our ornithologists, Katarina Denac and Urška Koce, attended a two-days workshop about methodology for identification of marine IBAs. The workshop was implemented by the Portuguese BirdLife partner SPEA (Sociedade Portuguesa para o estudo des aves). The Portuguese experts introduced us to the standard method for marine bird census at sea (ESAS) and with analitical methods for identification of marine IBA borders. Moreover, they shared with us valuable experience that they gained in years of field work at sea.
Monthly Archives: January 2012
In november we started with regular monitoring of Mediterranean shags at communal roost sites along the Slovenian coast. The counting is being performed once a month in late afternoon and evening at three locations: near Debeli rtič, near Strunjan and near Sečovlje. The Shags roost on the buoys of the maricultures just near the coast. Continue reading