Here you will find Travel Journals made by different groups from 9 years old to adults. These diaries are made with different methodologies.
The contents are not verified by GREFA and Silene, and may therefore contain typographical, conceptual and/or image errors.
The 4A class of Massimo d’Azeglio Elementary School tells us about Gemma’s joy of flying, a young female lesser kestrel . From the early stages of her life to the completion of her first migration, Gemma grows stronger and more self-assured, swiftly crossing the sea and the desert to reach her winter territories.
The 1C class of Banchette Elementary School, second grade, tells us about Erasmo’s long journey from Turkey to Chad through their drawings.
The lesser kestrel “Alcheo” migrated from Italy to Burkina Faso, his Italian fellow countrymen of 1A de Banchette tell us about his journey.
During GREFA’s summer camps, we have created this fantastic video with children aged 6 to 13 about Penelope’s migratory route.
We continue to receive Travel Journals from Italy, this time from 1st and 2nd-year secondary students at IC Pavone Canavese in the province of Turin. They are sharing the migratory route of a male and a female Lesser Kestrel
Here we have another video from the 1st and 2nd-grade students of IC Pavone Canavese, in the province of Turin. They tell us about the migratory route of a male and a female kestrel.
Erasmo” and “Perpetuo” have been chosen by the 1st and 2nd-year secondary students of Banchette, Italy. Here’s how they describe their journey.
The 1st and 2nd-year students of Banchette, Italy, tell us about the journey of Erasmo and Perpetuo.
During Volunteer Week with IES Margarita Salas, we worked on the main threats affecting wild animals. Here are some of the projects they did to raise awareness.
A group of students who received training at GREFA interview the Short-toed Snake Eagle, ‘Quetzacoalt,’ to get to know a bit more about its journey.
The 1st-year students of IES Sapere Aude inform us through posters about the main environmental dangers faced by migratory birds, such as windmills and power lines.
The 1st-year students of IES Sapere Aude tell us more about the environmental dangers faced by migratory birds, this time is light pollution and habitat loss.
Whitin the MIRAR Project , carried out by Fundación Personas the students from various centres in Castilla y León have created great works based on the migratory trips of the lesser kestrels.
With a lot of imagination and enthusiasm, a group of young people who received training at GREFA share this video of the journey made by the Lesser Kestrel, ‘Penelope’.
CEIP Los Jarales surprised us with the quantity and variety of approaches they took to address the topic of migratory birds and their issues. Here you can see a sample.
The pupils of the CEIP Príncipe de Asturias in Quijorna have created this magnificent model of the renewable sources in Spain and the dangerous zones for migratory birds.
The students of CEIP Príncipe de Asturias in Quijorna are lucky enough to have a “primillar” house near their school, where many kestrels come to breed in spring. We visited this facility with them and learned in situ about some of the threats that surround the primillar, such as the electricity pylons, which in this case we were pleased to see that they had already been corrected to avoid electrocution!
Look at the original way Mario from CEIP Los Jarales came up with to take us on a migratory journey: press Play!
CEE Los Alamos, “SÍ Puedo Foundation”, shares their visit to GREFA and shows us a model of an electric tower to demonstrate how birds get electrocuted.
Travel Diary shared by 4th-grade students from Italy, specifically from Massimo D’Azeglio School in Ivrea. Thanks to our colleagues at Silene!.
Group of adults from Guadalix de la Sierra take on the role of the Short-toed Snake Eagle Quetzalcóatl and conduct a podcast-style interview. Part 2.
Group of adults from Guadalix de la Sierra take on the role of the Short-toed Snake Eagle Quetzalcóatl and conduct a podcast-style interview. Part 1.
The students of CEIP Los Jarales in Las Rozas have provided a description of the landscapes seen during the migratory journey of the Lesser Kestrel ‘Natilla.’ Can you guess which landscape they are describing?
The Watercolorists Association of Majadahonda has collaborated with us in the understanding of raptors as part of the ‘Bird’s Eyeview’ project.
In this video, 6th-grade students from San Pío X School explain how they conducted this STEAM activity. Here, they walk us through the process.
1st-year ESO students tell us how they conducted this workshop. Electrocution and bird mortality occur in medium and low voltage power lines.
The 3rd-year curricular diversification students at Isaac Newton Secondary School explain their experience participating in the “Bird’s Eyeview” STEAM activity.
In this video, 1st-year ESO students explain how to build a STEAM model that illustrates bird electrocution. It’s a visual way to understand it and evaluate potential solutions.
Work created as part of the MIRAR Project by the Foundation People with a group of participants with disabilities from Aguilar de Campoo (Palencia), about the journey made by the Montagu’s Harrier ‘Galán’ in 2022.”
We conducted an activity with a group of 8 adults at the Luis Parra Library in the municipality of Villanueva del Pardillo (Madrid). They have provided us with this video about the activity we conducted.
The students with diverse abilities from the Amás Foundation show us the journey of Itaña, a female Lesser Kestrel. They present it through art, creating their own representations of the landscapes she flew over.
The 6th-grade class 6ºB from San Pio X School in Majadahonda, Madrid, tells us about the journey of Penelope, a female Lesser Kestrel. They describe the different landscapes she encountered, which they have represented with watercolors using their own voices.
The 1st-year Bachillerato students from IES Leonardo Da Vinci conduct an interview with ‘Galán’, the Montagu’s Harrier, pretending to be him and narrating the adventures of his journey.
The gardening occupational workshop group from CEPA Daoiz y Velarde has learned about one of the migratory raptors and one of the problems they face: electrocution.
The students from the Adult Education Center Daoiz y Velarde are addressing one of the problems that ‘Penelope’ may have encountered during her migration: electrocution.
A group creates a comic with a humorous touch about the journey of ‘Penelope’, a female Lesser Kestrel, and narrates it through a video.
Some young participants take on the role of a Lesser Kestrel, ‘Natilla’, and conduct an interview about her migratory journey. Listen to it here:
Pay attention to this written interview conducted by a group with ‘Penelope’, a female Lesser Kestrel. You can use the arrows to read it in full:
A group of young people share with us the path taken by ‘Galán’, a Montagu’s Harrier, during his migration while showing us some images of the landscapes he flew over.
Pay attention to this written interview conducted by a group with ‘Galán’, the Montagu’s Harrier. You can use the arrows to read it in full:
A group of young adults take on the role of a male Montagu’s Harrier named ‘Galán’ and conduct an interview with him in podcast format about his migratory journey. Listen to it here
Practical work for the 4th year of the Degree in Digital Design and Multimedia at the University of Nebrija, interpreting the migratory journey of a Montagu’s harrier.
Practical work for the 4th year of the Degree in Digital Design and Multimedia at the University of Nebrija, interpreting the migratory journey of a short-toed eagle.
Practical work for the 4th year of the Degree in Digital Design and Multimedia at the University of Nebrija, interpreting the migratory journey of a female lesser kestrel.
Practical work for the 4th year of the Degree in Digital Design and Multimedia at the University of Nebrija, interpreting the migratory journey of a male lesser kestrel.
Practical work for the 4th year of the Degree in Digital Design and Multimedia at the University of Nebrija, interpreting the migratory journey of an Egyptian vulture.
Video made with the audios worked in the 4th grade classroom of the CEIP Príncipes de Asturias from Quijorna, recreating the journey of Penélope, a female lesser kestrel
To inspire you, we share this original video by Mateo about the migration of the Egyptian Vulture that he sends us from the IES El Burgo-Ignacio Echeverría in Madrid
See A Bird’s Eye View of the diversity of places that Bibei, the Egyptian Vulture, flew over.
(Carried out for the Research Project of Sapere Aude Secondary School, Villanueva del Pardillo, Madrid, 2022).
Bibei’s first travelogue, the Egyptian vulture. Stories and drawings created by the 5th grade students of the San Pío X School in Majadahonda (Madrid)
You can also see the model on electrocution made by Stefano, from Torino.
Bird’s Eye View: Journey Diaries
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