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A Pair of Carthals Was Donated to the Sofia Zoo, as a Part of the Reintroduction Activities for the Species.

12/29/2021

A pair of Black Vultures  arrived at the  Sofia Zoo in support of the program for the return of the species to Bulgaria. The birds are donated from the Government  of Extremadura – the Kingdom of Spain. It is expected that their descendants will  join with the already released in the wild birds, who for the first time this year had offsprings in the wild nature of Bulgaria.


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For the First Time After Two Decades – a pair of Black Vultures Arrives in Sofia Zoological Garden

12/20/2021

Sophia and Badahos vultures are donated to Sofia Zoo by means of “Bright future for the Black Vulture” project LIFE 14 NAT / BG / 000649, it represents a mutual initiative of partners of four European countries – “Green Balkans – Stara Zagora” NGO , the Fund for Wild Flora and Fauna and  the Birds of Prey Protection Society from Bulgaria, Vulture Conservation Foundation from the Netherlands , Junta de Extremadura from Spain and  Euronatur from Germany.


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The Black Vulture occupies new territories in Bulgaria

12/04/2021

Where the Black Vulture will nest  - that’s the question the field associates of the project “Bright future for the Black Vulture” raised after the accomplished last weeks monitoring on the territories of NP “Vrachanski Balkan” and the Protected Zone of “Ponor Planina”.
 


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The long trip of Kutelka – hatched with luck

12/03/2021

Kutelka is a Black Vulture, arrived from Spain, granted by the Government of Ekstremadura to Bulgaria in 2018. She was released on 26th  of March 2019 in NP “Sinite Kamani”. And  since then  her journeys began filled with trials, many obstacles, good people and luck.
 


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The trips of Dzhuranli the Black Vulture

12/03/2021

A Black Vulture named on the glorious Bulgarian village of Dzhuranli, already renamed Kalitinovo deserved his name – a name connected with honest and courage. In the Bulgarian history it is known for  the battle near Dzhuranli  during the Russian-Turkish war in 1877-1878.


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Green Balkans received three Griffon Vulture as a donation

12/01/2021

On 27.11.2021г. Green Balkans received  three Griffon Vulture as a donation.The donation is from the Dutch zoos  Dierenrijk and DierenPark Amersfoort, which for years have been supporting the activities for the restoration of large vultures in Bulgaria.

 


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Close encounters with old friends

11/19/2021

A few days ago Pablo Izquierdo a colleague of ours announced a wonderful new. During e regular monitoring he has seen and even photographed a Bearded Vulture,hatched in the Wild Rescue Center in 2020.
 


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