Being a Nature Guide – A short interview in the local press.

Being a Nature Guide – A short interview in the local press.

Being a Nature Guide an interview published in October 2020 in Sibiu 100% local newspaper.As a child, his parents often went with him on nature walks and he showed a special curiosity for everything he discovered around. This article is about Mihai David from Sibiu....

Corvidae : about Raven, Rooks and other birds

Corvidae : about Raven, Rooks and other birds

Corvidae is a family of the order Passeriformes, the most numerous order in the world of birds. The Corvidae family includes omnivorous and cosmopolitan species, making it possible to spread them in very different biotopes (the only place without crows being Antarctica).

Birdwatching Guide: 10 Easy Steps to start it

Birdwatching Guide: 10 Easy Steps to start it

Ever wondered what all the birds you see in the park are? Ever thought that there are a lot more species than sparrows, crows, pigeons and hawks? If yes, than birdwatching might be a thing for you. This 10 steps short article can guide you to discover the wonders of...

Pelicans in the Danube delta, their European stronghold

Pelicans in the Danube delta, their European stronghold

     The Danube Delta has long time been a paradise for the pelicans, this reveals several studies done in the area. The third survey on the species, realized this year, confirms it. Researchers and volunteers participated in counting both species of pelicans known to...

Spring in the Danube Delta – a true birdwatchers’ paradise

Spring in the Danube Delta – a true birdwatchers’ paradise

Spring in the Danube Delta - a true birdwatchers' paradiseSpring is already a long time settled in the Danube delta and the birdwatching season has started intensively. Although the migration of the birds of prey happened in a rush we still had the chance of spotting...

Transylvanian-Saxons: a very brief introduction on their history

Transylvanian-Saxons: a very brief introduction on their history

Transylvanian-Saxons: a very brief introduction on their history   Transylvania, the land beyond forests, is also known as Siebenbürgen in German, Erdely in Hungarian and Romanians call it both Transylvania and Ardeal. All those names for the same territory stand as...

Mid-winter waterbird census 2018 in Romania

Mid-winter waterbird census 2018 in Romania

Every year in January, volunteers and specialists all over the world participate in the annual mid-winter waterbird census. The action is coordinated by Wetlands International and this year it reached it's 52nd anniversary. Up to today, the census has counted 1.5...

DONAUDELTA – MIT RAD UND SCHIFF

DONAUDELTA – MIT RAD UND SCHIFF

 DONAUDELTA – MIT RAD UND SCHIFF ​An article wrote by Christine Colella.Donaudelta mit Bildern DONAUDELTA MIT RAD UND SCHIFF 5. Juni: Die Reise begann mit Turbulenzen. Der schon zuvor gebuchte 7 Uhr Flug von Wien Schwechat nach Bukarest wurde 2 Wochen vor Abreise...

Auch die scheuen rumänischen Bären lieben Süssigkeiten

Auch die scheuen rumänischen Bären lieben Süssigkeiten

An article wrote by Jon Duschletta published on the 21st of May 2015 in Engadiner Post.     ep-58_2015-rumänische-bären In Rumänien leben nach offiziellen Angaben rund 6 300 Braunbären, 3 000 Wölfe und 1 000 Luchse. Die Menschen nehmen es gelassen, Schafe...

The early moths

The early moths

Although it's pretty early for moth identification trips, in the first week of March, barely waiting to test the new moth light system, we managed to spot a few early species in quite abundant numbers. In two evenings, in less than an hour (it's still chilly after...

Short spring hike and picnic in the forest

Short spring hike and picnic in the forest

We did a short hiking trip today through the Transylvanian woods in search for the Bear Garlic plants (Allium ursinum) and other early plants. The nature is truly alive, we were accompanied the whole time by the calls of singing birds and flowers like Wood Violet,...