Friday, 15 April 2016

We have the business plan 

Company "Development Corporation of the Murmansk region" has kindly provided us with the business plan of the project the construction of a visitor centre for birdwatchers to the area of the river Kanda. You can read it here (Rus)

Thursday, 31 March 2016

Birding across the border

A unique publication dedicated to amateur bird watching in Norway and Russia, issued a Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO) together with the Russian publishing house "Yavr". "Birding across the border. Where to watch birds in Varanger and the Murmansk Region "- is 49 routes in Varanger and the Murmansk region. The publication contains articles about the most interesting places where birds live, nest or just stop at the bays. Articles provide information about specific types and conditions of their habitat, about the possibilities of access to the most interesting points of the tourist infrastructure. Each article is provided with a card-scheme. Icons under the headline will tell you what is the area of ​​the location, the time it takes to study it, what time of year you can come here, and what equipment to bring. At the end of the book has a list of species that are found on the Kola Peninsula and the Varanger. The publication of many photographs that will help create an impression of landscapes and most interesting forms.
Despite the impressive amount of information - 240 pages, the book light and comfortable on the format, it can be your "field" companion in the exciting journey.
The publication is intended for a wide range of ornithology enthusiasts. Berdvotchery can take a guide on the road or explore it in advance, standing on the threshold of choosing a suitable route. Guides and tour operators find new directions rabotyKrome addition, the book is useful for teachers of biology and local history as well as all those involved in environmental education.

Monday, 14 December 2015

We are starting!

Murman Bird together with the regional office of the "All-Russia Society for Nature Conservation" and with the support of the Administration of the Kandalaksha area seek extra-budgetary sources of financing for the project on arrangement of ecological trails for birders and pupils in the area of ​​the vent channel of Niva HPP Cascade. The results are there. The project was a finalist for a regional grant competition for non-profit organizations, which was held at the end of the year, the Government of the Murmansk region, and will receive a small financial support for the first phase. We are waiting for the results of the cooperation between the Administration of the Kandalaksha area with JSC "Kola nuclear power plant."

We are wins!

The project about development of birdtourism in Murmansk region became a finalist of regional competition "Polar Invest-express", which provided by company "Corporation of devlopment". Next step - start of it realisation. Also the project included to investplan of Murmansk region in 2016-2017.

Thursday, 27 August 2015

MurmanBirds in exhibition

November 17 will be held in Murmansk international exhibition "Territory of Arctic" of investment projects, which will be held in the framework of the International Business Week 5. We decided to submit to it a project aimed at the development of scientific tourism in the region.

Get acquainted with the project presentation in English, you can link
Get presentation in Russian link

Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Ulyanovsk ornithologists have completed an expedition to the North

The famous ornithologist Ulyanovsk, Ph.D., senior lecturer in zoology UlGPU Mikhail Korepov completed an expedition to Lovozero Massif.
It is difficult scientific journey to the polar regions (square 36WWA4) made Stanislav Stryukov Pavel Mironov, Alexander Davydov.
These young people are all well educated, have a good reputation in the narrow world of professionals, passionate affair.
To travel to the Kola Peninsula carefully prepared - the conditions there are not resort, to move on foot with equipment, too, not everyone is able to do.
Ulyanovsk travel here for the second year in a row. "We continue to explore the extreme corners of the project" Atlas of the breeding birds of European Russia ", - he explained the purpose of the expedition Mikhail Korepov.

Monday, 3 August 2015

New colony of northern gannet in Murmansk region

July 31, 2015 with the support of the World Wildlife Fund ended the first part of the field work in the territory of the Regional Natural Park "Rybachi i Sredny Peninsulas", aimed at identifying potentially suitable locations for organizing tours for lovers of ornithology. As a result of the first results lead to the conclusion that the area of ​​the park is one of the most interesting locations for birding in the Murmansk region. Among the bird species encountered - Rough-legged Buzzard, White-tailed Eagle, bird colony on the Cape Sharapov. A key finding was the previously unknown colony of northern gannets on isl. Big Anikiev, there are about 500-700 birds. It is the largest known colonies of gannets in the Murmansk region.
See a photos