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"Albert Stoecker "Birds and Nature Photography in Cyprus"

" Some people think that wildlife photography is a hobby, a pastime.

In reality it is exactly the opposite, a sort of purpose in life".

*Fritz Pölking, Natur photographer, Germany

My Current Blog Post

Greater Flamingos Akrotiri Salt Lake, 01. October 2019

Graeter Flamingos at Akrotiri Salt Lake, Limassol, Cyprus
Graeter Flamingos at Akrotiri Salt Lake, Limassol, Cyprus

The rows are closing.


In the meantime, 2500 - 3000 flamingos are on the way at the salt lake and more are to be added. Also, you can already find areas in the shore area where the water presses from below and smaller pools form, which are also very interesting for the small Waders and Plover.  Also in the Group of Flamingos are Spoonbills and Glossy Ibis as well as different ducks.


As every year around this time, the wasp buzzards and Eleonora falcons can be observed on the edge of the salt lake.

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Important information about Cyprus' birdlife

Cyprus increases hunting pressure on threatened Turtle Dove

BirdLife Cyprus news on press - 29 August 2019

As the EU takes legal action against France and Spain for failing to protect the Turtle Dove, hunting season in Cyprus continues as ‘business as usual’, and then some…

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Albert Stoecker

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