A mass poisoning incident marked the beginning of February in the Messolonghi region in Greece. 9 Griffon vultures have been found dead and 2 poisoned vultures have been rescued in ANIMA rehabilitation center.
The Griffon vultures at the Green Balkans' Wildlife rehabilitation and breeding center were given the chance to lay a second egg, after the first one, for which we are not certain if it is fertile or not was moved to the incubator.
There is one breeding pair of Black vultures in the Green Balkans' Wildlife rehabiliotation and breeding center. Their mission is to support the program for reintroduction of the species in Bulgaria within project “Bright future for the Black vulture”, LIFE14 NAT/BG/649.
The 2019/20 Bearded Vulture breeding season in the wild got off to an early start, with Bearded Vulture pairs already incubating eggs in European mountain ranges, facing blizzards, snow and cold temperatures.