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  • Black-throated Thrush wintering in Armenia

    The rear migrant and wintering bird Black-throated Thrush Turdus atrogularis was detected during our wintering counts in Gnishik, Azat gorge and botanical garden of Yerevan. Photos by ArAves eco-club members Georgi Zoheabyan and Berta Martirosyan.

  • Learning about Persian Leopard

    Y2019 is announced as a Persian Leopard conservation year by Ministry of Environment of Armenia. The guest of ArAves Eco-club was Dr. Iman Memarian, Iranian biologist, and veterinarian. One of his main scientific projects is the research and conservation of Persian Leopard (Panthera pardus tulliana). During the meeting he talked about the Leopard’s lifestyle, behavior…

  • MoU and press conference at MSKH

    Memorandum signed between ArAves NGO, Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets and Mkhitar Sebastaci Educational Complex. We value environmental education in schools and we believe conservation should be done in cooperation with the kids. Mkhitar Sebastaci Educational Complex is a public school which offers alternative and modern education. There are around 2500…

  • Birdfair 2019

    Birdwatching is recognized as one of the fastest growing hobbies across the continents. ArAves is involved in promoting and organizing birdwatching events in Armenia. To share our experience and to meet the world leading bird conservation and birdwatching companies, we attended 31st  Birdfair. For the first time Armenia and its bird diversity was represented on…

  • Bird-safe window

    Colliding with glass is a big danger for birds. During the Spring Alive projects ArAves eco-club member Nare Ghalamkaryan in cooperation with the kids from Sunchild Eco-clubs created animation video to inform about the issue and to suggest solution.

  • Caucasus Wildlife Refuge: Pioneering Private Conservation in Armenia

    Summary The Caucasus Wildlife Refuge (CWR) is a privately protected area managed by the FPWC. Having grown from 400 to 20000 hectares since 2010, the refuge stretches along the border of Khosrov Forest State Nature Reserve (IUCN Ia category). The overall objective of the CWR is to contribute to efficient biodiversity protection in Armenia by improving the…

  • Classes about wildlife and ecology

    ArAves / FPWC in cooperation with Yerevan Zoo have started classes about wildlife and ecology. Around 25 youth are involved. Our first class was about : Indian Vultures decline due to the diclofenac drug and the impact that their decline is having on humans. Fire in the different type of forest ecosystems. Bear rescue project…

  • Caucasian Important Bird Areas (IBA) Workshop

    Caucasian Important Bird Areas (IBA) Workshop organized by BirdLife Europe and Central Asia was attended by ArAves staff in November. Sabuko – BirdLife partner in Georgia hosted the meeting in Sighnaghi town, 20th to 22nd of November 2018.