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Public Consultation Exercise: 2nd Draft of a Multi-species Action Plan to Conserve African-Eurasian Vultures (Vulture MsAP)

22.03.2017

The Coordinating Unit of the Raptors MOU, in collaboration with BirdLife International, Vulture Conservation Foundation and the IUCN Vulture Specialist Group, has launched a month-long Public Consultation Exercise on the 2 nd draft of a Multi-species Action Plan to Conserve African-Eurasian Vultures (Vulture MsAP) . The consultation period runs until 16 April 2017 ....

Iliaz broke a new record for the Balkan Egyptian vultures

16.03.2017

Tagged in 2012 in Eastern Rhodopes (Bulgaria), now almost 5 years old and the only survivor out of 22 wild juvenile Egyptian vultures marked in the frame of the project “The Return of the Neophron”, Iliaz is now wintering in Boma National Park, South Sudan, just 100 km from Kenya. This is the southernmost ever record of wintering Egyptian vultures from the...

Fate of satellite-tracked Egyptian vultures in the Balkans

13.03.2017

This study aims to assess the mortality causes for the Balkan population of Egyptian Vulture along the flyway based on telemetry data. Since 2010, 28 individual Egyptian Vultures have been tracked with satellite transmitters from the Balkans, of which 23 were juvenile and 5 were adult birds. By mid-October 2016, 87.5% of the juveniles had died (n = 21 birds), and 40% of...

BSPB contributed to the preparation of a Multi-species Action Plan to Conserve African-Eurasian Vultures

22.02.2017

The fourth of a series of regional workshops to develop a Multi-species Action Plan to Conserve African-Eurasian Vultures (Vulture MsAP) took place from 6 to 9 February in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and was organized by the Raptors MoU. Expert from BSPB took part at the workshop and presented the Flyway Action Plan for the Conservation of the Balkan and...

The International Flyway Action Plan for the Conservation of the Egyptian vulture on the online platform SAP Tracking Tool

16.02.2017

The Flyway Action Plan for the Conservation of the Balkan and Central Asian Populations of the Egyptian Vulture (EVFAP) is the first plan, posted on the online platform for monitoring the implementation of bird action plans created within the BirdLife International project LIFE EuroSAP . LIFE EuroSAP aims to tackle the severe threats that affect the conservation...

Public Consultation Exercise: Draft Flyway Action Plan for the Conservation of the Balkan and Central Asian Populations of the Egyptian Vulture (EVFAP)

24.01.2017

The Coordinating Unit of the Raptors MoU, in collaboration with the EU LIFE+ Project ‘ The Return of the Neophron ’ of the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds ( BSPB ), has launched a month-long Public Consultation Exercise on a draft Flyway Action Plan for the Conservation of the Balkan and Central Asian Populations of the Egyptian Vulture (EVFAP) ....