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New scientific paper for the first documented case of the killing of an Egyptian Vulture for belief-based practices in Western Africa


A new scientific paper about the famous Paschalis case was published in the journal Vie et Milieu under the LIFE project “Egyptian Vulture new LIFE”. Paschalis was tagged with a satellite transmitter in Greece by the WWF Greece team within the LIFE project “The Return of the Neophron” and tracked to its wintering ground in Niger and...

The Action Team for Egyptian vulture’s conservation is growing!


While the “little” friends of the Egyptian vulture are enjoying their summer holidays, the Egyptian vulture chick of Meteora will undergo intensive preparation for the long trip to Africa. The Educational Team of the Hellenic Ornithological Society/BirdLife Greece will wait until September to wish all the Egyptian vultures a “Fare well"  and to meet...

The Egyptian Vulture new LIFE project took part in Eyes on the Flyway Conference


The Egyptian Vulture new LIFE project took part in the “Eyes on the Flyways” Conference, held at the Natural History Museum in Brussels on 24 May. The conference was the concluding event of the LIFE EuroSAP project which set out to tackle the threats facing sixteen endangered bird species in Eurasia. Funded by the EU, LIFE EuroSAP involves 13 partners...

News from the young Egyptian vulture of Meteora


The breeding season for the only surviving Egyptian vulture’s pair in Meteora, Greece, continues smoothly giving us hope for a happy end. The incubation period, which lasts around 42 days, started two months ago. The result of this patient process, was the arrival of the first Egyptian vulture chick of the year, not only in Greece, but in the whole of the Balkans!...

Broadcasting live from the nest of the endangered Egyptian vulture


Everyone can easily observe live exciting moments from the life of the endangered Egyptian vultures and their dedicated care for their young chicks. This is a unique opportunity to access such a rare species through the capabilities of modern technology. The website   for the seventh consecutive year broadcasts the parental care of pair...

Ground-breaking Flyways Summit Held in Abu Dhabi


From 23-26 April 2018, government, donor, private sector, research, NGO and international convention representatives, from more than 70 countries and 100 organisations, gathered in Abu Dhabi for the first Global Flyways Summit. This unprecedented meeting brought together actors and decision-makers from all eight flyways of the world to address the critical declines in...