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A communication poster with farmers


In late March, we created a poster with the photo of Egyptian Vulture to help us in our contacts with farmers. With the help of photo, the farmers can identify the Egyptian vulture and share with us his knowledge for the species. A call to the farmers to announce any event of injured or dead Egyptian vulture is written on the poster and our phone number which is available...

First record of Egyptian Vulture in Dadia feeding station


Today the two first Egyptian vultures have been recorded at the Dadia feeding station (FS) in the National Park of Dadia Forest. Both were adult and obviously are the two birds that flew yesterday near Dadia village. The FS is among the first places they visit for food as they are hosted every year in our region and know this food source.  Once per week dead animals...

Platforms construction for the individual supplementary feeding near the nests


Three platforms have been constructed on mature oak trees where food will be placed near three nests. This activity is included in the LIFE project with the title: Pilot the establishment of national schemes for targeted individual supplementary feeding methodology. This action must be applied to nests not adjacent to the vulture’s feeding station, so we selected two...

The first Egyptian vultures arrived from Africa to Dadia National Park


Two mature birds flew into the fields near the village of Dadia towards to their nest direction, a rock over a deep ravine surrounded by forest. Here the species nests for over 10 years, since the nest is located in the zone of strict protection of the National Park of Dadia. Till autumn when the Egyptian vultures will migrate back to Africa this nest with the rest of the...

Big brother watches the egyptian vulture


The Egyptian vulture is classified as internationally endangered, consequently there is a need of varied activities to effectively protect the species. One of these is the study of Egyptian vulture diet which may answer several questions on breeding success, habitat and nest site selection. It seems that the collection of food remains (bones, feathers, tortoise carapaces...

Photo-traps will explore the lives of Egyptian vultures


BSPB team installed two photo traps in the nests of Egyptian vultures from the Eastern Rhodope Mountains. Their purpose is to assist experts in identifying the food choices of this globally threatened species and to uncover previously unknown aspects of their breeding biology - the exact number of eggs laid, number of young hatched, and how many of their young survive to...