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The door of the artificial nest is now open


Yesterday, a team of the"Egyptian vulture New LIFE" project opened the door of the adaptation aviary (hack) where the two vultures form the Prague and Zlin Zoos have been preparing for wildlife for ten days. They are already at the age at which most of the wild juveniles leave the nests, so the two Egyptian vultures are expected in the coming days to dare to leave the...

Congregation of Egyptian vulture floaters observed at Studen Kladenets feeding station this year


The good management of the vulture restaurants by regular provision of sufficient amount of supplementary food for vultures continues to show very positive results. The persistent and professional care of the BSPB team managing the vulture restaurant in Studen Kladenets under the Re-Vultures and Egyptian Vulture New LIFE projects seems to benefit substantially the...

Egyptian vultures fledglings from European Zoos will be released in Bulgaria by the hacking method


On August 10, a team of the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds ( BSPB ) and Green Balkans placed two young captive-bred Egyptian vultures in a hack near Madzharovo. The two vultures were donated by the Prague and Zlin Zoos in line with the European Endangered Species Programme (EEP) of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), and were...

The efforts to apply the fostering method for Egyptian vultures in the wild continue


After the unsuccessful first attempt at the end of June for placement of a two-weekly Egyptian vulture donated by the Prague Zoo in a wild nest in the Eastern Rhodopes, the BSPB and Green Balkans team did not give up on this experimental action, which is important for the recovery of the Balkan population within the LIFE project “Egyptian Vulture New...

The impact of the illegal use of poison baits on Greek biodiversity (2000-2016): new scientific paper


A new scientific paper exploring various aspects of the poison bait use in our country and its impact on biodiversity was published in the international journal Environmental Monitoring and Assessment . The data was collected and analyzed in the framework of the LIFE+ Project "The Return of the Neophron", -that ended in December 2016-, by a team of scientists from...

The travels of the young Egyptian Vulture Pantaley-Jerez!


A few days ago, during a field monitoring in Eastern Stara Planina, a team from Green Balkans and the Fund for Wild Flora and Fauna spotted in flight the young Egyptian Vulture Pantaley! Pantaley was released in mid-May, after spending a month in an adaptation aviary (hack) in the Eastern Rhodopes together with three other birds from the same species, on a trial method...