Golden eagles on camera trap

Eagles and martens in Croatia

Eagles and martens in Croatia More images have come in from the camera traps in Croatia, through our link up with Bioterra. The stand out images certainly have to be a pair of golden eagles, eating bait intending for lynx and wolves. Golden eagles enjoy a free snack (click for video) Golden eagles are not common birds in the area these camera traps were placed, so the records are extremely

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Wolves in Croatia on SpyPoint camera trap

Wolves and boar – first images from Croatia

    Wolves & boar – first images back from Croatia A short while back, we announced that we were teaming up with and supporting wildlife monitoring in Croatia.  The first images and videos are now in – and one of the key apex predators in the area has already made an appearance. The new link-up is with fellow NGO Bioterra, based in Zagreb, Croatia. Bioterra is a young organisation primarily

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Golden jackal on camera trap in Croatia

New link-up to monitor European wildlife

New link up to monitor European wildlife NatureSpy have teamed up with an organisation in Europe to monitor and research Croatian wildlife. The new link-up is with fellow NGO Bioterra, based in Zagreb, Croatia. Bioterra is a young organisation primarily run by researchers, and seeks to monitor, record and protect the fantastic wildlife that can be found in Croatia. A major part of their work is using camera traps in remote

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Brown bear caras-severin camera trap 1

Wild Caras-Severin; a wildlife reality show!

Caras-Severin – A wildlife reality show! Caras-Severin; a wildlife reality show! By Tomos Williams Wild Caras-Severin is an organisation that has been founded to “bring people nearer to their neighbors from the wilderness” explains co-founder Daniel Schinteie who describes the area as “mountainous with a thick forest cover. We have some of the last old growth beech forests in Europe. A big part of the mountains is made out of limestone and

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Gray wolf on camera trap

How do wolves move over motorways?

How do wolves move over motorways? By Tomos Williams Wolves have been hunting in Europe for millennia. The development of motorways has left asphalt scars that tear through their natural ranges. Using land bridges gives wolves and other animals the opportunity to cross motorways safely, decreasing the frequency of conflict between animals and humans.  A gray wolf uses a land bridge in Croatia (Photo: Šver et al) Researchers in Croatia capitalised

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Egyptian vulture on camera trap

Return of the Egyptian vulture

Return of the Egyptian vulture By Tomos Williams   Th Egyptian vulture may be the most threatened bird in Greece. It has fallen victim to poison traps and poaching and is now on the IUCN Red List as “Endangered”. The “The Return of the Neophron” project which aims to prevent extinction of the Egyptian vulture in Bulgaria and Greece has been using Ltl Acorn cameras to collect data on the

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