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On-line camera shows the life of the Egyptian vultures

19.07.2012

Special on-line camera braodcasts the family life of a pair Egyptian vultures in Bulgaria. The access is free - everybody can watch the birds and learn more about them on the website of the project „The return of the Neophron“ – www.lifeneophron.eu/en . The camera shows the whole nest, the periodical appearances of the male and female birds and the...

“The Return of the Neophron” project participated in the conference “Migration through the OSME region” 2012

14.07.2012

On 7 th of July 2012, the Ornithological Society of the Middle East (OSME) annual conference “Migration through the OSME region” took place in the British Trust of Ornithology head quarters in Thetford, Norfolk. Results from OSME funded research projects were presented, as the study on the migration of Common Nightingale, Black Swift and the Common...

“The Egyptian vulture (fortunately) was late one day”

02.07.2012

Fortunately, the Egyptian vulture is a migratory bird and comes from Africa late March, so one of the few pairs of Thrace and Greece escaped confident poisoning. Two weeks ago we learned from a resident of the study area in Koilada Filiouri that during winter poisoned baits had used in an area close to an Egyptian vulture nest for the extermination of wolves,...

The Return of the Neophron visited the Ecological Science and Education Centre in the Sofia Zoo

17.06.2012

The children from the Summer Zoo-school of the Ecological Science and Education Centre (ESEC) in the Sofia Zoo had the opportunity to learn more about the unusual bird “Egyptian Vulture”. They get familiar with the most interesting aspects of the Egyptian Vulture’s life and behavior; with the most critical threats and key conservation...

The Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds and the Sofia Zoo signed a partnership agreement

17.06.2012

The Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB) and the Sofia Zoo officially declared their good will to work in close cooperation in the field of biodiversity conservation and most precisely – for bird conservation (in the wild and in captivity).   The partners will unite their efforts for direct conservation activities, as well as for...

“The Return of the Neophron” project participated in the EAZA Conservation Forum 2012

17.06.2012

“Love and Loss” - the second Conservation Forum of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria took place on 22-25 May 2012. The Vienna zoo ( Tiergarten Schonbrunn ) was hosting the event, where more than 100 experts from all over the world were present. The LIFE+ project “The Return of the Neophron” had a presentation entitled  ...