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A “flock” of Lesser Kestrels perched in the Demonstration Centre of Green Balkans in Sakar

A “flock” of Lesser Kestrels perched in the Demonstration Centre of Green Balkans in Sakar

17.09.2014
The new visitors are not live birds, but decoys manufactured within "Lesser Kestrel Recovery" LIFE11 NAT/BG/360 project.
 
Three-dimensional dummies of Lesser Kestrels, resembling real-size perching birds, as well as models of flying birds are among the new acquisitions of the Demonstration Centre of Green Balkans in the village of Levka, Sakar Mountain. They were all manufactured within the project of Green Balkans funded by the LIFE program of the European Union. The purpose of these charming models, which can be easily confused for live birds is to present to visitors, local residents and supporters of Green Balkans how the Lesser Kestrels look like, the differences between females and males, the diversity of their plumage and other characteristics of the beautiful falcons.

Thus, Green Balkans team hopes to attract new followers of the idea of restoring the Lesser Kestrel as a breeding species in Sakar.
 
 
For further information, please contact:
Gradimir Gradev, Project Manager
Lesser Kestrel Recovery, LIFE11 NAT/BG/360
Mobile: +359 885 609 289; Е-mail: ggradev@greenbalkans.org