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The Return of the Neophron project won the Natura 2000 Award


The LIFE project “ The Return of the Neophron ” won the Cross-border cooperation and Networking Award at the Natura 2000 Awards Ceremony in Brussels on 17 May 2018. In 2011, four partners – BSPB from Bulgaria, HOS and WWF from Greece and RSPB from UK joined forces to halt the decline of the Egyptian vulture population in the Balkans. Recognizing...

Thousands of families have learned more about the Egyptian Vulture on the Familatlon feast


On May 12, 2018, on the big meadow in the South Park in Sofia over 50 sports and leisure clubs and NGOs provided opportunities for more than 4,000 families to experiment with new experiences. There was also a team of the LIFE project “Egyptian vulture New LIFE” which introduced parents and children with the globally endangered species, through entertaining...

Follow the flight of the endangered Egyptian Vultures on the World Migratory Bird Day


On May 14, the team of the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds and the Green Balkans tagged four young Egyptian vultures with satellite transmitters in Eastern Rhodopes. For nearly two months, birds are preparing for wildlife in a special adaptation aviary. The vultures were examined and dewormed and will be released after two days. Through the satellite...

The traveling exhibition and the photo exhibition for the Egyptian vulture are in the History Museum – Byala cherkva


On the occasion of the International Earth Day - April 22, in the Natural History Exhibition of the History Museum – Byala cherkva, the two exhibitions dedicated to the Egyptian Vulture were opened. The traveling exhibition consists of 10 panels representing different aspects of life and status of Egyptian Vulture, myths and legends associated with the species,...

A big step for the survival of the Egyptian Vulture


A workshop, co-organized by WWF Greece and the Directorate of Forest Management of the Ministry of Environment and Energy, has taken place on April 24th in Alexandroupolis, under the auspices of the Regional Unit of Evros. The main objective of the workshop was the planning of a local action plan for the control of the wildlife poisoning, through the development of...

The Egyptian vultures in Green Balkans' Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Centre have a new home


A few days ago the renovating of an aviary in the Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Centre was completed, which is going to be the home of new pairs of Egyptian vultures, formed in the Centre's stock aviaries. The renovating, part of the "Egyptian Vulture New LIFE" Project, will give our team the opportunity to monitor closely the newly formed pairs, which the experts...