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The pair Egyptian vultures in the Green Balkans' Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Centre have an egg!

21.04.2018

Two days ago, via our CCTV cameras, the team from the Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Centre - Green Balkans saw an egg in the Egyptian vultures pair's nest. It was seen after a number of copulations were recorded by the very same cameras. We are hoping that, unlike last year when the vultures had two, but unfertilized eggs, this year they'll please us with...

Spain gifted an Egyptian vulture to the Bulgarian nature!

16.04.2018

The one-year-old bird, hatched in the Jerez Zoo, will be flying in the Bulgarian skies after a short stay in the adaptation aviary in the Eastern Rhodopes! On April 12, a team of Green Balkans, part of the project “Egyptian Vulture new LIFE” spent all day at the cargo terminal of Sofia Airport waiting for the precious gift - a young Egyptian vulture. The bird...

The Egyptian vultures of Thrace have their faithful protectors

10.04.2018

At the same time with the arrival of the Egyptian Vulture and for the fifth consecutive year, we started with great enthusiasm our actions for its protection together with the 5 schools that have symbolically "adopted" the few remaining pairs of Thrace. These are the Elementary Schools of Sapes and Tychero as well as the High Schools of Iasmos, Tychero and Soufli in closed...

The Egyptian Vultures pair in the Green Balkans Wildlife Rescue Center is already in a breeding period!

05.04.2018

The pair of Egyptian vultures in the aviaries of the Green Balkans Wildlife Rescue Center have been copulating for a second week now. And while the first few days the copulations were rare, they have increased significantly lately. Besides, the two birds feverishly fix their nest, and the female lying in it longer. This is a clear sign for the Center's team that the first...

A workshop on the problems of the vultures took place in Stara Zagora

04.04.2018

At the end of March a workshop entitled "Collaboration and Increasing of the capacity to prevent mortality of Vultures from Veterinary and Medical Products and Poisons" was held in Stara Zagora. During the meeting more than 40 representatives of the Regional Inspectorate of Environment and Water, the Regional Food Safety Directorates, the Bulgarian Veterinary Service,...

From Africa to the Balkans - the migration of the Egyptian Vultures tagged with satellite transmitters

03.04.2018

Again, we look at the last four surviving Egyptian vultures tagged with satellite transmitters. We tracked down the route on the map and with relief we found out that two of them have already reached their breeding grounds on the Balkans: Boris was the champion among them, covering the distance between his wintering ground in Afar, Ethiopia and his breeding ground...