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

16 oct

The situation with the three Black Vultures is very dynamic

Riga - after checking Akarnanika and then moved to Pindos, is now moving south towards Athens.

15 oct

The young black vulture, Riga is now in Greece, in the Akarnanika mountain, north of Messolonghi

Which is good news, because of the two Griffon vulture colonies that live nearby, giving the young bird a chance to join other vultures in the search

12 oct

The team monitoring the three young birds’ satellite transmitters reports to you

The black vultures Riga and Ostrava flew bravely into the big world. A few days ago Riga "fled" directly towards Macedonia, where it was det

08 oct

The Fund for Wild Flora and Fauna Kotel team reports

The three Black Vultures: Ostrava, Boyan and Riga are doing well. Тhey spent the last 3-4 rainy days at the end of September and early October not mov

01 oct

Bulgaria received a donation ... two vultures

The Bright Future for the Black Vulture project LIFE14 NAT/BG/649 team received a new donation - two Griffon Vultures from the Allwetterzoo Müns


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.