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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17 feb

First days of the Griffon Vulture chick newly hatched in the Green Balkans’ Wildlife Rescue Center incubator

After 54 days of artificial incubation in the Green Balkans’ Wildlife Rescue Center incubator, the Griffon Vulture chick managed to crack the egg with

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12 feb

Bolivia is investigating the mass poisoning of 35 Andean Condors

Another suspected mass poisoning incident recently took place, causing significant vulture mortality. This time, it occurred in Bolivia, South America

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11 feb

Green Balkans received a donation from the Dutch zoo Dierenrijk

On February 9, 2021, Green Balkans received a Griffon Vulture as a donation. The donation is from the Dutch zoo Dierenrijk, which for years has been s

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08 feb

The Griffon vultures in the Balkan mountain has already nested – breeding season 2021 has begun with the first incubating pairs in Vrachanski Balkan

The Birds of pray protection society carried out monitoring of the Griffon vultures in “Vrachanski Balkan” Nature Park in the beginning o

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13 jan

Alex Llopis from VCF received Tom Cade Award

Our partner from VCF, Dr Alex Llopis Dell, received the Raptor Research Foundation's Tom Cade Award for 2020, in recognition of his significant c

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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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