Threatened bird species were not affected by the fire near Madzarovo

01.08.2016

BSPB team of the LIFE+ project “The Return of the Neophron” joined the firefighting near Madzharovo in aid of the institutions. In Sunday near Madzharovo erupted conflagration, which covered 8,000 acres. The official authorities declared emergency, and soon after the fire was brought under control. 

The conflagration killed many tortoises, which are among the species most vulnerable to fires. The building of the BSPB Nature Conservation Centre “Eastern Rhodopy” and the nests of endangered birds found in the area are safe and were not affected by the fire.

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