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

24 apr

The first baby Griffon Vulture hatched from a pair nesting in Central Balkan

Miracles do happen, the egg, laid on the ground, next to a pathway used by people and cattle actually hatched!

23 apr

Three Griffon Vulture chicks already hatched in the Vrachanski Balkan Nature Park

The breeding season of the vultures is going well, a total of six nests have been confirmed and three chicks have hatched already!

12 apr

The Griffon Vulture egg from Kresna Gorge is dead; no hope for new life, unfortunately

The experts in wild birds breeding from the team of the Zeleni Balkani Wildlife Rescue Centre examined the egg of the Griffon Vulture pair from Kresna

11 apr

Observations of nesting Griffon vultures in Vrachanska Stara Planina Mountain

 On 1st of April 2017, team from the project “Bright Future for the Black Vulture” LIFE14 NAT/BG/649 undertook observations above Vra


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.