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

11 jun

A second batch with Black Vultures from Spain arrived to join the species reintroduction in Bulgaria

On the 10th June, the ‘Bright Future for the Black Vulture’ LIFE14 NAT/BG/649 project team received a very special shipment – black

04 jun

Record numbers of griffon vultures at the ‘Vrachanski Balkan’ Nature Park

For the last month around 70 griffon vultures were observed at the Park, making it the highest number recorded there.

30 may

Green Balkans’ national campaign celebrates the European NATURA 2000 day in 11 cities

As usual, May is full of events, but this year we have organized the Natura 2000 Day - May 21 - celebrations with various events throughout the month

27 may

The Green Balkans team released three cinereous vultures to celebrate the Natura 2000 day

The ‘Bright Future for the Black Vulture’ LIFE14 NAT/BG/649 project team celebrated the European Natura 2000 Day with the release of three

23 may

Students monitoring the vultures at the ‘Vrachanski Balkan’ NP for the Natura 2000 Day

The ‘Vrachanski Balkan’ Nature Park Directorate together with Green Balkans NGO celebrated the European Natura 2000 Day with an organized


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.