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Elodie (26.9-21.10.2016)Elodie (26.9-21.10.2016)


Elodie (26.9-21.10.2016)

Elodie is a captive-bred Egyptian vulture, originating from Pyrenean population, hatched in Paris zoo on 16.6.2016 and raised in Praha Zoo. It was provided to BSPB for releasing in Bulgaria on 10th of August by Praha Zoo within the framework of the European Endangered Species Programmes (EEP) of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), under the close collaboration with the Vulture Conservation Foundation (VCF). Elodie was released on 25th of August by using the hacking method in the  Nature Park "Rusenski Lom" and in collaboration with Green Balkans. She made her first flight on 1st of September and almost a month was keeping in the areas of the hacking site, regularly visiting the nearby vulture restaurant. She started her migration on 26th of September.