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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Last news

13 mar

First nest of Griffon Vultures in Central Balkan Mountains

The young birds surprised the team of Green Balkans, placing its nest on… the ground! The vultures from the programme for the restoration of

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13 mar

A Bearded Vulture baby hatched at the Wildlife Rescue Centre of Green Balkans

Just a couple of days ago, with the help of our colleagues from our VCF a baby Bearded Vulture hatched in the aviaries of the Wildlife Rescue Centre.

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10 mar

First attempts for copulations of the pair of Egyptian Vultures at the Wildlife Rescue Centre of Green Balkans

Really wonderful things happen at the Rescue Centre this spring! Yet another long wait is finally over and we saw the first attempts for copulation of

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23 feb

Planned huge safeguard of powerlines for birds in Western Bulgaria has met out team and CEZ Company

Bright future for Black vulture’s team has met managers from the local electricity providing company CEZ to present and discuss dangerous powerl

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10 feb

To host a… vulture

Unknown are the ways of… vultures… Often our birds travel to other countries and experience various adventures, fortunately some of them

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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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