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Broadcasting live from the nest of the endangered Egyptian vulture


Everyone can easily observe live exciting moments from the life of the endangered Egyptian vultures and their dedicated care for their young chicks. This is a unique opportunity to access such a rare species through the capabilities of modern technology. The website   for the seventh consecutive year broadcasts the parental care of pair...

News from the young Egyptian vulture of Meteora


The breeding season for the only surviving Egyptian vulture’s pair in Meteora, Greece, continues smoothly giving us hope for a happy end. The incubation period, which lasts around 42 days, started two months ago. The result of this patient process, was the arrival of the first Egyptian vulture chick of the year, not only in Greece, but in the whole of the Balkans!...

Ground-breaking Flyways Summit Held in Abu Dhabi


From 23-26 April 2018, government, donor, private sector, research, NGO and international convention representatives, from more than 70 countries and 100 organisations, gathered in Abu Dhabi for the first Global Flyways Summit. This unprecedented meeting brought together actors and decision-makers from all eight flyways of the world to address the critical declines in...

NEEMO visited Egyptian Vulture new LIFE project


On 7th and 8th of June, the Monitor of the project “Egyptian Vulture new LIFE” – Mr. Stoyan Yotov from NEEMO together with a BSPB team visited the Green Balkans Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Centre in Stara Zagora, the feeding station in Potochnitsa, Eastern Rhodopes, and the Dadia-Lefkimi-Soufli Forest National Park in Greece. The first stop...

First attempt to apply the fostering method in wild Egyptian Vultures to strengthen the population of the species in Bulgaria


"Fostering" has been proved as one of the successful methods for restocking of birds of prey, including vultures. Тhe method represents placement of captive-bred chicks in wild nests with foster parents. Successful application of the method depends on many critical points to be considered, such as the age of both wild and fostered chicks, detailed before- and...

The Rocks of Arda - a future home for young Egyptian Vultures


The meanders of Arda in the Eastern Rhodopes, which have built high rocks on their way, from this year will be a home to young Egyptian vultures as part of the “Egyptian vulture New LIFE” project activities. On 18 and 19 June, a BSPB and Green Balkans team built an adaptation aviary (hack) on the rocks near Madzharovo, which soon will shelter at least 3...