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An interesting story of the first Saker Falcon hatched in Bulgaria!

An interesting story of the first Saker Falcon hatched in Bulgaria!

09.04.2020
There is only good news these days! Here's another one, with a story! It's about Gogo the Saker Falcon! Who he is and why he is so important?

Gogo is the first Saker Falcon hatched in Bulgaria in decades. It happened in the already distant 2011. He was a hatchling of a Saker Falcons pair donated to the Green Balkans Rescue Centre within our species conservation activities in Bulgaria.

Because his appearance was as unexpected to us as it was to his parents, Gogo was raised by the Centre's team and almost got attached to people.

The following years of adaptation of Gogo with his kind finally gave results and he is already enjoying his family!

This, of course, did not go by without the twists and turns. The first female bird that Gogo spent almost two years with did not respond to his love. Despite the gifts of food he was making, his love cries and careful nesting! That's why the team of the project "Reintroduction of the Saker Falcon in Bulgaria" decided that Gogo deserves something better. And it appeared in the face of the younger Arvin, who since this year shares home with Gogo.

Things have kicked off and there are already 3 eggs in their nest. The best part is that we have seen multiple copulations, which gives us reasonable hope that the eggs may be fertilized.

The 'Reintroduction of the Saker Falcon in Bulgaria' project is financed by Mohamed Bin Zayed Raptor Conservation Fund and  Armeec JSC.