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Update on the tagged wild Egyptian vultures from Bulgaria and Greece


Since 2012, a total of 27 Egyptian vultures were tagged under The Return of the Neophron project (out of them 3 were captive-bred birds tagged in 2016). Currently only 7 birds are still alive: Iliaz (out of 9 birds tagged in 2012 ; 1 adult and 8 juveniles ), Sanie (out of 10 juvenile birds tagged in 2013), Aoos, Boris and Jenny ( adults - all of them tagged...

Sad news about the migration of the captive-bred Egyptian vultures released in Bulgaria


In September, Regina, Lom and Elodie – the three captive-bred Egyptian vultures released in Bulgaria on 25 th of August, started their migration. Two of the birds - Regina and Lom (brother and sister with Turkish origin) started migration in early September. They followed very similar itinerary but few days apart, through Turkey and...

The new issue 6 of the project Newsletter is ready


The sixth consecutive issue of the Newsletter, created within the LIFE + project "The Return of the Neophron" is ready. Оur regular e-newsletter is a great way to stay in touch with our work and everything that's going on in "The Return of the Neophron" project. This new issue is dedicated to key results of the project activities. Sign up by sending an email to...

5 years on-line monitoring of a wild nest of Egyptian vulture


In 2012, a team of the LIFE + project "The Return of the Neophron" installed a camera in a nesting niche of an Egyptian vultures’ pair near Provadia. Since then, every year this camera allows us to observe the life of this rare species and to become witnesses to the hatching and the first flight of a total of 9 young birds (2012-2, 2013-2, 2014-2, 2015-1, 2016-2...

This year we celebrated the IVAD in Madzharovo, Haskovo and Ruse


On the official date – September 3, the Nature Conservation Center “Eastern Rhodopes” in Madzharovo was visited by 50 people, who learned interesting facts about vultures. They also had the opportunity to observe them in their natural habitat. There was also screening of the film "Flying away". On September 9, we were in Haskovo. The program started with...

The traveling exhibition and photo exhibition for the Egyptian vulture are in Ruse


The new traveling exhibition, created this year under the LIFE+ project "The Return of the Neophron" is already installed at the Eco-museum with Aquarium of the Rousse Regional Museum of History . The guests can visit also the exhibition with photographs from " The Egyptian Vultures Odyssey " photo contest. Both exhibitions were part of the program of the International...