About the Project

Тhe Bright Future for Black Vulture LIFE14 NAT/BG/649 Project unites the efforts of five main partners from four European countries – Green Balkans – Stara Zagora and the Fund for Wild Flora and Fauna (FWFF) from Bulgaria, the Vulture Conservation Foundation (VCF) from the Netherlands, Junta de Extremadura from Spain and Euronatur from Germany.
It provides for the restoration of Black Vulture in Bulgaria through import and release of birds from Spain, improving the nesting conditions and food source, supporting local livestock breeders, limiting threats and developing national capacities.

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15 jul

Balkan Green Belt Photo Contest 2017

“Balkan Green Belt” 2017 photo contest is organized by Green Balkans within a joint project implemented by the Bulgarian Biodiversity Foun

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23 jun

A team of Green Balkans and FWFF tagged one of the Griffon Vulture chicks hatched in the area of Kotel

On June 21st a team of Green Balkans and FWFF tagged one of the Griffon Vulture chicks hatched in the area of Kotel.  

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20 jun

One more Griffon Vulture was donated to the vulture restoration programme in Bulgaria

On June 15th the vulture restoration programme and the Bright Future for Black Vulture LIFE14 NAT/BG/649 Project received a young Griffon Vulture from

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13 jun

Observations of Griffon Vultures in Vrachanski Balkan NP in June

The observations of the Griffon Vultures in the Vrachanski Balkan NP for the first half of June 2017 show that there are eight nesting pairs in the ar

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13 jun

Zoo Barcelona granted three Griffon Vultures to Bulgaria

On June 1st the vulture restoration programme and the Vultures Back to LIFE14 NAT/BG/649 Project received a donation from Zoo Barcelona. Three young m

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Follow our vultures fitted with GPS/GSM transmitters live. The devices send us data on the exact location of the birds, helping us monitor their behavior and adaptation into the wild.

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