The monitoring of breedng lesser kestrels marked with gps transmitters tells us much more about the daily and seasonal cycles of the species

The large volume of data provided from breeding lesser kestrels marked with GPS transmitters in the colonies of Acedera, Casa de La Enjarada (Cáceres) and Trujillo as part of action A2 of LIFE ZEPARURBAN (Study and characterisation of feeding habitats in the urban SPAs and roosts in Extremadura), will provide detail on the daily activity cycles of the species and how these vary between the sexes and during the breeding season.


Information signs about urban SPAs

Within the actions of the Life ZEPAURBAN project, specifically in E4 (“Image and communication of the project”) for which Laruinagrafica is responsible, is the installation of external information panels (notice boards) in each of the 19 urban SPAs that are included in the project.


Presentation of the LIFE-ZEPAURBAN project at the VIII bloggers meeting

Next 24th November there will be VIII Meeting of the Bloggers of Extremadura at the headquarters of the Xavier de Salas Foundation in Trujillo.


Cork mortar: technology and sustainability for new nest boxes for lesser kestrels

The use of cork helps to comply with one of the objectives of the LIFE-ZEPAURBAN project: to develop stronger and safer nest boxes for the species at a lower cost than at present.


Information and registrations for participating in the new Tourism Product of “Lesser Kestrel in Extremadura” – simple and without any cost

The lesser kestrel is an original and different resource for tourism that exists in your locality. Now you can benefit from its presence to improve your own product in a simple way, without cost. We recommend that you participate, in a simple way, in the product that we are creating. Here is the initial information that you need, and we can explain how to register.


Life ZEPAURBAN is visited by the external team from the European Commission

On 14th May 2018, the group of beneficiaries of the Life ZEPAURBAN project received a visit from Sara Mora of the external team NEEMO-IDOM of the European Commission in order to obtain a general view of that the state of the implementation of the project.


The LIFE ZEPAURBAN project presents the lesser kestrel as a potential tourist attraction in Extremadura

The LIFE ZEPAURBAN project, which has amongst its principle objectives the adoption of measures that will ensure the conservation of the lesser kestrel in the urban areas of Extremadura in which it lives, and that these measures can be transferable to the rest of Europe, has started a round of presentations to show the development of work on the creation of a tourism product based on the potential of this species, which is catalogued as threatened because of alteration of its habitat.


First data from GPS transmitters

The lesser kestrels that have been tagged with GPS transmitters are starting to provide information of great interest for the conservation of the species.


Presentation of the tourism product based on the observation of lesser kestrel

The General Directorate of Tourism as a beneficiary partner of the Life ZEPAURBAN project and as part of its actions for the creation of a tourism product, will be presenting in the forthcoming weeks to the different municipalities involved in the development of this,  the work it is undertaking and the process for development and implementation.


LIFE-ZEPAURBAN actions on buildings of heritage value

Like last year, the General Directorate of Libraries, Museums and Cultural Heritage and the General Directorate of the Environment of the Government of Extremadura have started visits to all the buildings for which they have responsibility during autumn and winter 2018/2019.