Egyptian vulture "landed" in Blagoevgrad on the International Bird Day

04.04.2017

On the occasion of the International Bird Day the Blagoevgrad Regional Museum of History presented during special event the two exhibitions created within the "The Return of the Neophron" – the traveling exhibition of the project and the photo exhibition "The Egyptian Vultures Odyssey".

The event was attended by 20 children from 11 primary school "Hristo Botev" in Blagoevgrad and Media. The Students acquainted with interesting facts about the species through interactive panel with illustrations, painted their own Egyptian vulture and made a funny photo with the special large panel, "I am Egyptian vulture."

The traveling exhibition consists of 10 panels representing different aspects of life and status of Egyptian Vulture, myths and legends associated with the species, threats and various activities for its conservation.
The photo exhibition "The Egyptian Vultures Odyssey" presents the winners of the competition dedicated to the remarkable world of the Egyptian vultures. The contest involved 14 photographers with 47 photos.

The participants are from Bulgaria, Greece, France, Czech Republic, India, Izrael, Turkey and Thailand.

Both exhibitions will be presented in the museum until April 28.

We express our gratitude to the Blagoevgrad Regional Museum of History for the assistance and the hospitality!

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