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PAPHOS THIRD AGE

Natural History


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Date:  4th Thursday 
Time and Place:  Talks:  11.00 - 12.00 at the Coral Star Restaurant (coffee from 10.30)
Field Trips:  10.30 - 12.00 various locations
 
Group Leader:  Ros Sparrow        Email: rosalyn250@gmail.com   Tel: 9952 9023
        
After a two-year break, this group relaunched at the Coral Star restaurant in September 2021.  We organise a variety of talks and field trips, the latter taking the form of a guided stroll learning about the species (mainly plants but including any animals we can find) encountered along the way.  
 
David and Ros Sparrow have spent 20 years studying and photographing the fauna of Cyprus and have worked closely with expert scientists on many animal orders. They have produced two books: "The Amphibians and Reptiles of Cyprus" and "The Wildlife of Cyprus" which brought together 44 expert authors. The group also benefits from members with extensive botanical knowledge.
 
Ros and David are glad to help with photo IDs or other questions regarding species found in Cyprus. 
See also the more specialised Dragonfly Study group, which carries out dragonfly monitoring and research.
 
Click the buttons below for our newsletters reporting on group outings in 2018/19, with photos of all the species identified.
For our photo gallery, click here