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The impact of the illegal use of poison baits on Greek biodiversity (2000-2016): new scientific paper


A new scientific paper exploring various aspects of the poison bait use in our country and its impact on biodiversity was published in the international journal Environmental Monitoring and Assessment . The data was collected and analyzed in the framework of the LIFE+ Project "The Return of the Neophron", -that ended in December 2016-, by a team of scientists from...

The travels of the young Egyptian Vulture Pantaley-Jerez!


A few days ago, during a field monitoring in Eastern Stara Planina, a team from Green Balkans and the Fund for Wild Flora and Fauna spotted in flight the young Egyptian Vulture Pantaley! Pantaley was released in mid-May, after spending a month in an adaptation aviary (hack) in the Eastern Rhodopes together with three other birds from the same species, on a trial method...

One more Egyptian Vultures family can be watched online


Another family of Egyptian vultures stands under the spotlight - this time the pair is at the Green Balkans Wildlife Rescue Center in Stara Zagora and everyone can watch live the parental care for their two juveniles on the YouTube channel of the LIFE project "Egyptian Vulture New LIFE". We recall that another camera is transmitting online for the seventh consecutive...

New scientific paper for the first documented case of the killing of an Egyptian Vulture for belief-based practices in Western Africa


A new scientific paper about the famous Paschalis case was published in the journal Vie et Milieu under the LIFE project “Egyptian Vulture new LIFE”. Paschalis was tagged with a satellite transmitter in Greece by the WWF Greece team within the LIFE project “The Return of the Neophron” and tracked to its wintering ground in Niger and...

The Action Team for Egyptian vulture’s conservation is growing!


While the “little” friends of the Egyptian vulture are enjoying their summer holidays, the Egyptian vulture chick of Meteora will undergo intensive preparation for the long trip to Africa. The Educational Team of the Hellenic Ornithological Society/BirdLife Greece will wait until September to wish all the Egyptian vultures a “Fare well"  and to meet...

The Egyptian Vulture new LIFE project took part in Eyes on the Flyway Conference


The Egyptian Vulture new LIFE project took part in the “Eyes on the Flyways” Conference, held at the Natural History Museum in Brussels on 24 May. The conference was the concluding event of the LIFE EuroSAP project which set out to tackle the threats facing sixteen endangered bird species in Eurasia. Funded by the EU, LIFE EuroSAP involves 13 partners...