NEEMO visited Egyptian Vulture new LIFE project

29.06.2018
© Iordanka Lukanova

On 7th and 8th of June, the Monitor of the project “Egyptian Vulture new LIFE” – Mr. Stoyan Yotov from NEEMO together with a BSPB team visited the Green Balkans Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Centre in Stara Zagora, the feeding station in Potochnitsa, Eastern Rhodopes, and the Dadia-Lefkimi-Soufli Forest National Park in Greece.

The first stop was at the Green Balkans Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Centre, where the visitors observed the Egyptian vulture’s pair with their baby. The center’s guests looked closely at the renovated aviaries that would host Egyptian Vultures. The Wildlife Rescue centre's role in the project is related to formation of Egyptian vulture pairs and their breeding as well as collecting juvenile birds hatched in zoos and found in distress in nature.

At the feeding station in the Eastern Rhodopes, the BSPB team and the Project Monitor observed the special adaptation aviary, in which two months were preparing for wildlife four young Egyptian vultures from the zoos in Prague and Jerez, as well as some of the young birds who was flying in the region.

In Dadia, Greece, the guests from Bulgaria visited a feeding station, one of the nests in the area, and took part in a special game dedicated to the Egyptian Vultures and organized by WWF-Greece in one of the schools that traditionally symbolically adopt  Egyptian vultures’pairs and disseminates information about the effects of poison in nature. Meetings with local people from the local anti-poison network were also held.

 

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© Iordanka Lukanova
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