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

04 jul

Fifteen Cinereous Vultures from Spain will help our mission to recover the species in Bulgaria

Last week 15 Black Vultures from Spain were transported to Bulgaria to help the species reintroduction in the country.

25 jun

Riga the Black Vulture has once again flown to Austria

For a second year in a row the young Riga released in Bulgaria decided to welcome summer in the Hohe Tauern National Park in Austria.

05 jun

A quarter of a century since the founding of the Rescue Centre on a remarkable date and dedication to the cause!

What better day than the day of the environment and what better way to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Green Balkans Rescue

26 may

​The new forest in ‘Central Balkan’ Nature Park is growing well

A little over a month ago the new forest in ‘Central Balkan’ Nature Park was planted with the financial and organizational help of Socota

25 may

Important Message

In the context of the state of emergency, as well as for the prevention of the spread of COVID 19, we have taken steps to limit the health risks for


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.