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.


Last news

19 mar

A risky power line passing through Kresna Gorge was safeguarded

Kresna Gorge, 15th March 2018- Fund for Wild Flora and Fauna has collaborated to the local electricity providing company CEZ in order to safeguard ve

16 feb

A Griffon Vulture is wandering in the town of Sliven once again

Vigilant citizens signaled for a Griffon Vulture roaming in the town of Sliven. The bird is a guest from Germany.

12 feb

The Griffons of the Vrachanski Balkan NP area already starting to nest, while two more birds have recently been released.

One of the birds came from a French Zoo and was tagged with a special transmitter to help us follow its adaptation into the wild.

22 jan

A new group of 28 “foreign” Griffon Vultures will support the return of Black Vulture in Bulgaria

At the end of 2017, the Wildlife Rescue Centre admitted 28 new Griffon Vultures. The birds will be used in the process of restoration of the much rare

03 jan

For the first time a tagged Griffon Vulture, which has flown all the way from Spain has been confirmed in Bulgaria. Unfortunately, the bird was found dead near Ugarchin.

On December 18th 2017 the local hinting group brought to the Regional Inspectorate of Environment and Waters – Pleven the carcass of a Griffon V


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.