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BSPB supports work for conservation of the Egyptian vulture in Oman


A team from the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB) was invited to take part in research on the Egyptian Vulture on the island of Masirah, Sultanate of Oman. The expedition was jointly organized by the Environment Society of Oman ( ) and BSPB. The main goal of the expedition was to estimate the number of breeding pairs of Egyptian...

Collaborators for protection and monitoring of Egyptian vulture nests needed


Regions: Russenski Lom, Provadiysko-Royaksko Plateaus, Eastern Balkan Mountain Period: 1 April-10-15 September 2012 Conditions: all living expenses are covered together with a daily wage on site. The participants are supplied with a telescope for the monitoring. Accommodation is in the nearest village/town. Requirements: The eligible applicants need to show a strong...

Return of the Neophron in northern Bulgaria


Last week the Return of the Neophron project team organized a series of important meetings in northern Bulgaria. The main issues were action planning for this season, as well as for the next four seasons in the Russe, Shumen and Varna regions. The general concept of the project was presented to experts from the Regional Inspectorates of the Environment and Waters from Russe...

Sofia Municipality and A. G. Leventis Foundations support BSPB and the conservation of the Egyptian vulture


Today BSPB officially launched the international project Urgent Measures to Secure the Survival of the Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus) in Bulgaria and Greece. Among the guests at the event were Dr. Todor Chobanov, deputy mayor of Sofia Municipality, and Mr. Boris Hadjiev, representative of A. G. Leventis Foundation in Bulgaria. The guests wished the project team...

Return of the Neophron


BSPB will launch officially the project Urgent Measures to Secure the Survival of the Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus) in Bulgaria and Greece (LIFE10 NAT/BG/000152) on Monday, 23 January, at 11 o’clock, in the National Museum for Natural History, Sofia. Public figures and journalists will attend the event. This is the first big project dedicated to the symbol...

The first platform for supplementary artificial feeding of Egyptian vultures was build


Preparatory work related to the supplementary artificial feeding of Egyptian Vultures breeding in areas with scarce food supply started within the LIFE+ project “The return of the Neophron” (LIFE10 NAT/BG/000152). Since the arrival from Africa, breeding pairs will be provided with supplementary food on special wooden platforms. These vulture...