Project LIFE Energy as implemented in thirteen SPAs (Special Protection Areas) in the period of 1st September 2014 - 31st December 2019 and was aimed at protecting the ten priority bird species. Project pages are currently updated only on an occasional basis.
The installation of flight diverters continued in the Western Slovakia (region of Záhorie). Ind Eastern Slovakia is instalation planned in August.
At the same time, the state of tree planting was checked in the area of Bodza and Lipové.
Grass mowing continued on both locations with monitored populations of ground squirrels – Hrhov and Gemerská Hôrka.
Inspections of the nesting success of the saker falcon and the eastern imperial eagle continue.
In July the exhibition “I´m sitting on a line and I´m fine” took place in the largest room of Power Station in Piešťany, while in the side room there was an exhibition about the history of ornithology titled "Love in the Wings", curated by ornitologist Erich Kubic from Piešťany. Part of the exhibition in Piešťany was also an educational project for the public, called the Summer Bird Academy.
Photo: Martin Palkovič