Taulant Bino

Taulant Bino

Doctor of Science in Evolutionary Biology and Ecology

TAULANT BINO

Departament:
Urban Environmental Management
Contact:
taulant_bino@universitetipolis.edu.al

ACADEMIC PROFILE

Dr. Taulant Bino is a lecturer of Ecology and Strategic Environmental Assessment at the Department of Urban Environmental Management, Faculty of Planning, Environment and Urban Management (Polis University).
Dr. Bino has about 30 years of experience in the field of nature protection and especially in the study of conservation of wild birds and their critical habitats. His work experience extends to Albania as well as other Balkan countries including Kosovo and Montenegro. Thanks to this experience, Dr. Bino brings to Polis University his contribution as an ecologist, expert in Strategic Environmental Assessment, consultant in the field of nature protection, as well as experience as a decision-maker in the field of environmental protection and management in Albania.
Dr. Bino is simultaneously the founder and president of the Ornithological Association of Albania, one of the most popular environmental organizations in Albania in the field of protection, study and awareness for the protection of birds and nature. Thanks to the work with this organization and the cooperation with other institutions and organizations inside and outside Albania, Dr. Bino leads and contributes to various environmental causes for the protection of Albania’s nature and biodiversity.
Within his known expertise, Dr. Bino is the National Coordinator of Wetlands International for the International Waterfowl Census as well as the Regional Representative of the Technical Committee of the African-Eurasian Waterfowl Agreement.

LATEST PUBLICATIONS

Popoff, N., Gaget, E., Béchet, A., Dami, L., Defos du Rau, P., Geijzendorffer, I., Guelmami, A., Mondain Monval, J-Y., Perennou, C., Suet, M., Verniest, F., Deschamps, C., Taylor, N., Azafzaf, H., Bendjedda, N., Bino, T., Borg, J., Božič, L., Dakki, M., Encarnação, V., Erciyas Yavuz, K., Etayeb, K., Gaudard, C., Hatzofe, O., Langendoen, T., Ieronymidou, C., Mikuska, T., Molina, M., Petkov, N., Portolou, D., Qaneer, T., Sayoud, S., Šćiban, M., Topić, G., Uzunova, D., Vine, G., Vizi, A., Zenatello, M., Abdou, W. & Galewski, T. 2021. Gap analysis of the Ramsar site network at 50: over 150 important Mediterranean sites for wintering waterbirds omitted. Biodiversity and Conservation (2021) 30:3067–3085https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-021-02236-1

Dobrev, D., Tsiakiris, R., Skartsi, T., Dobrev, V., Arkumarev, V., Stara, K., Stamenov, A., Probonas, N., Kominos, T., Galanaki, A., Kret, E., Hallman, B., Grubac, B., Susic, G., Marinkov, S., Hribsek, I., Skoric, S., Jerrentrup, H., Lucic, V., Stoyanov, G., Zakkak, S., Hristov, H., Stoychev, S., Sidiropoulos, L., Bino, T. and Demerdzhiev, D. (2021). Long-term size and range changes of the Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus population in the Balkans: A review. Bird Conservation International, 1-16. doi:10.1017/S0959270921000198

Oppel, S. Arkumarev, V., Bakari, S., Dobrev, V., Saravia, V., Adefolu, S., Sozuer, L. A., Apeverga, P. T., Arslan, S., Barshep, Y., Bino, T., Bounas, A., Cetin, T., Dayyoub, M., Dobrev, D., Duro, K., El-Moghrabi, L., ElSafoury, H., Endris, A., Asswad, N. G., Harry, J. H., Ivande, S. T., Jbour, S., Kapsalis, E., Kret, E., Mahamued, B. A., Manu, S. A., Mengistu, S., Zabeirou, A. R. M., Muhammad, S. I., Nakev, S., Ngari, A., Onoja, J., Osta, M., Ozuslu, S., Petrovski, N., Popgeorgiev, G., Pourchier, C., Ruffo, A., Shobrak, M., Sidiropoulos, L., Skartsi, T., Sozuer, O., Stara, K., Tesfaye, M., Topi. M., Vavylis, D., Velevski, M., Vorpsi, Z., Wondafrash, M., Xeka. E., Yeniyurt, C., Yordanov, E. & Nikolov. S. C. Major threats to a migratory raptor vary geographically along the eastern Mediterranean flyway. 2021. Biological Conservation: 109277.

Oppel, S., Saravia, V., Bounas, A., Arkumarev, V., Kret, E., Dobrev, V., Dobrev, D., Kordopatis, P., Skartsi, T., Velevski, M., Petrovski, N., Bino, T., Topi, M., Klisurov, I., Stoychev, S., Nikolov, S., 2021. Population reinforcement and demographic changes needed to stabilise the population of a migratory vulture. Journal of Applied Ecology: in press.

Gaget, E., Pavón-Jordán, D., Johnston, A., Lehikoinen, A., Hochachka, W. M., Sandercock, B., Soultan, A., Azafzaf, H., Bendjedda, N., Bino, T., Božič, L., Clausen, P., Dakki, M., Devos, K., Domsa, C., Encarnação, V., Erciyas-Yavuz, K., Faragó, S., Frost, T., Gaudard, C., Gosztonyi, L., Haas, F., Hornman, M., Langendoen, T., Ieronymidou, C., Kostyushin, V. A., Lewis, L. J., Lorentsen, S., Luigujõe, L., Meissner, W., Mikuska, T., Molina, B., Musilová, Z., Natykanets, V, Paquet, J-Y., Petkov, N., Portolou, D., Ridzoň, J., Sayoud, S., Šćiban, M., Sniauksta, L., Stīpniece, A., Strebel, N., Teufelbauer, N., Topić, G., Uzunova, D., Vizi, A, Wahl, J., Zenatello, M, Brommer, J.E. (2020). Benefits of protected areas for nonbreeding waterbirds adjusting their distributions under climate warming. Conservation Biology, Volume 35, Issue 3

Bounas, A., Solanou, M., Panuccio, M., Barišić, S., Bino, T., Erciyas-Yavuz, K., Iankov, P., Ieronymidou, C. and Barboutis, C. (2020). Mining citizen science data to explore stopover sites and spatiotemporal variation in migration patterns of the red-footed falcon. Current Zoology, Volume 66, Issue 5, October 2020, Pages 467–475, https://doi.org/10.1093/cz/zoaa008

Kristin, A., Belka, T, Horal, D. & Bino, T. 2020. Diet of the Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni at post-breeding roost in southern Albania. Raptor Journal. 2020, 14:15-22. DOI:10.2478/srj-2020-004.

Jordán, D. P., Abdou, W., Azafzaf, H., Balaž, M., Bino, T., Borg, J. J., Božič, L., Butchart, S. H. M., Clausen, P., Sniauksta, L., Dakki, M., Devos, K., Domsa, C., Encarnaçao, V., Etayeb, K., Faragó, S., Fox, A. D, Frost, T., Gaudard, C., Georgiev, V., Goradze, I., Hornman, M., Keller, V., Kostiushyn, V., Langendoen, T., Ławicki, L., Ieronymidou, C., Lewis, L. J., Lorentsen, S. H., Luigujoe, L., Meissner, W., Mikuska, T., Molina, B., Musil, P., Musilova, Z., Nagy, S., Natykanets, V., Nilsson, L., Paquet, J-Y., Portolou, D., Ridzon, J., Santangeli, A., Sayoud, S., Šćiban, M., Stipniece, A., Teufelbauer, N., Topić, G., Uzunova, D., Vizi, A. Wahl, J., Yavuz, K. E., Zenatello, M. and Lehikoinen, A. (2020). Positive impacts of important bird and biodiversity areas on wintering waterbirds under changing temperatures throughout Europe and North Africa. Biological Conservation, Volume 246,