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

20 sep

Here is the last information about the three Black Vultures, released by the hacking method in Kotel!

We can consider the vultures’ adaptation successful. Even the smallest of the three, Riga, has successfully fed itself independently 3-4 times.

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24 aug

A young vulture crashed by train

Our team has the difficult task to help a young Griffon vulture, which has lost a wing after an accident with a train.

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17 aug

The vulture Riga has already been accommodated in the hack, Boyan and Ostrava have successfully fledged

Yesterday Riga was accommodated in its new temporary home: hack in the region of Kotel.

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14 aug

New generation of vultures in Vrachanski Balkan Nature Park

In the end of July – the beginning of August 2018 in Vrachanski Balkan Nature Park 9 Griffon vulture nesting pairs have been reported.

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14 aug

Riga the vulture is arriving

The vultures Boyan and Ostrava are feeling great, they are eating and growing well. We expect that until the next ten days – two weeks they will

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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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