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Bearded vultures at the Green Balkans Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Centre opened the breeding season

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10/25/2019

Bearded vultures at the Green Balkans Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Centre opened the breeding season, according to observations by the Centre's team.

The time has come for Bearded vultures to begin manifestations of marital behavior. This is also the moment when we can stimulate them by providing nesting material. Bearded vultures build their nests from branches, seal it with wool, feathers and other construction materials that can be found in the wild.

The Green Balkans Rehabilitation and Breeding Centre supply them with chopsticks and wool and we are pleased to find that they are already using them and have started to arrange their nest. Even though it is mostly the male who engages in construction activities, the female also helps from time to time.

The young Bearded vultures will be released in the wild by the species returning program of our partners from VCF. The pair of vultures multiplied in 2016 for the first time and have grown one or two little ones each year since then. Follow our news section to keep track of their behavior!

The information activities for the Bearded vulture are carried out with the assistance of the project: