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Successful first flights of the captive-bred Egyptian vultures in Bulgaria


Just few days after the first flight of the juvenile of the only wild pair of Egyptian vulture left in the region of Lomovete (NE Bulgaria), the hack of the three captive-bred fledglings was opened. The juveniles were provided for releasing in the Rusenski Lom Nature Park from the Zoos in Prague , Vienna and Paris , in the frame of the...

We’ll celebrate the International Vulture Awareness Day with events in Haskovo, Madzharovo and Ruse


Every first Saturday of September is dedicated to one of the most rapidly disappearing birds on the planet - vultures. If the main threats are not identified and resolved quickly and efficiently vultures in Europe and Africa could disappear within our lifetime. On 3th of September - The International Vulture Awareness Day (IVAD), the Bulgarian Society for the Protection...

The new traveling exhibition, dedicated to the Egyptian Vulture, is in Burgas


Normal 0 21 false false false BG X-NONE AR-SA The new traveling exhibition, created this year under the LIFE+ project "The Return of the Neophron" is already installed in the Burgas Municipality Culture Center “Sea Casino” . In the last days of Augus t and during...

Young Egyptian vulture was tagged with a satellite transmitter in Eastern Rhodopes


On August 5, a team of BSPB tagged with a satellite transmitter young Egyptian vulture, hatched earlier this year in Eastern Rhodopes. The bird is a child of Boris – the vulture tagged with a satellite transmitter in 2015. After some weeks, the adult and the young birds will begin a trip to their winter grounds in Africa. By the satellite transmitters, we aim to...

Habitat model for the Egyptian vulture in Bulgaria and Greece


The technical report “Habitat of the Egyptian vulture ( Neophron percnopterus ) in Bulgaria and Greece (2003-2014)”, developed under the LIFE+ project “The Return of the Neophron” examines the relationship between breeding success and the occupation of territories and the various factors of the habitat.  Тhe report includes information from...

With a voice for the Egyptian vulture


The schools of Evros and Rodopi area took one more initiative for the protection of the threatened Egyptian vulture of which only 5 pairs bred in Greece this year. For a fourth consecutive year the students tried to sensitize the local people and stakeholders for the protection of the species. 120 students demonstrated with their own unique way the great need to protect...