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Vote for The Return of the Neophron for the European Natura 2000 Citizens’ Award


The Egyptian Vulture – a sacred bird with an Indian profile. We've been following his flight for five years, dedicating time, efforts and hope to make it safe.  And we keep going. Help us to increase the awareness about this  globally threatened species that quietly flies  away from our world. Give your vote for the project designed to protect...

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


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


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


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...

Egyptian vultures in the sky and poison baits awaiting in the earth


True to their annual meeting with us, the Egyptian vultures, also known as Cheese-makers, Turtle-eaters or Cuckoo's horses, returned once again to their homeland, the rocks of Meteora. Here they will spend six months to breed after spending the whole winter in Sub-Saharan Africa. Always close to humans and strongly related to livestock breeding, the Egyptian vultures are...

Testing a new method for Bulgaria to strengthen the population of the globally threatened Egyptian Vulture


In the middle of the week a team of the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds and Green Balkans placed three young Egyptian vultures in a special adaptation aviary in the area of ​​Potochnitsa, Eastern Rhodopes. The birds were granted to the project from the Schonnbrunn Zoo and the Zoo of Prague. This is a pilot experience in Bulgaria for releasing...