Article on the creation of artificial roosts for cormorants to reduce air safety hazards

In May 2020, the magazine Obras Publicas published an article on the creation of artificial roosts to reduce air safety hazards caused by cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo). The article (which can be consulted in full here) reflects the work carried out by the Barcelona Port Authority with the technical support of Minuartia and the collaboration of […]

The Port of Barcelona completes the process of creating alternative roosts for cormorants

Three artificial roosts for cormorants established by the Port of Barcelona are now fully operational in the Llobregat Delta and its surroundings. In total, they provide places for around 600 individuals to rest overnight. Cormorants are large, gregarious birds that spend the winter in Catalonia. This is the culmination of a project started in 2006 […]