Black Vulture Release in Bulgaria, 2019!

Black Vulture Release in Bulgaria, 2019!

Hello, friends!

The ‘Bright Future for the Black Vulture’ LIFE14 NAT/BG/000649 project team would like to invite all nature lovers on the 06th August 2019 at 10 h near the Kotel aviary in the ‘Kotlenska planina’ SPA, Kotel, Bulgaria, to join the ‘Black Vultures Release in Bulgaria, 2019!’ event.

Join the Green Balkans team, along with our partners from the Fund for Wild Flora and Fauna (FWFF) and guests from abroad, in our program for the black vulture reintroduction in Bulgaria!

The event will include welcoming the birds and taking them to the special hack in the ‘Kotlenska planina’ SPA, where they will get settled. After that guests will have the opportunity to observe wild and released vultures at the feeding site.

Check out the event program:
10:00 h – Arrival at the Meeting point at: 42.924047°, 26.467835.
10:00 - 11:00 h – A few words about the project from the team and guests.
11:00 - 12:30 h – Welcoming the black vultures and taking them to the artificial nest.
12:30 - 13:30 h – A short break.
13:30 - 14:30 h – Observing wild and marked vultures at the feeding station. Please carry your own binoculars, in case you have them, so we will be sure everyone get to see the birds.
14:30 - 15:30 h – Photos and interviews – Everyone will have a chance to speak to the project team and ask their questions.

For additional information about the event, contact the project team at

Additional information:
Ivelin Ivanov, 'Bright Future for the Black Vulture' LIFE14 NAT/BG/000649 Project Manager
mob.number 0887589995, e-mail: