The first adult Lesser Kestrel that was officially given a name in Bulgaria was called Odrisses. Green Balkans thank the godparent!14.08.2014
Not everyone’s phone would ring at 22,30 and the owner of a Romanian number would state in clear Bulgarian that someone has found an eagle.
The new habitat of the rare birds localized in the eastern part of the country was reported by the team implementing “Lesser Kestrel Recovery” LIFE11 NAT/BG/360 project.
Another joint initiative between the conservationists and the hunters took place near a microdam in Sakar
Yesterday, 120 tortoises started, slowly, on their way to freedom.
The fate of the young Imperial Eagle Bogomil has probably made a strong impression to those of you, who follow closely the activities of Green Balkans.
Once we made sure that the first young White storks set free by the Rescue center of Green Balkans have left the territory of their temporary shelter – the old transformer station of the dam near the village of Opan, yesterday, another 16 young birds were set free at the same location.
The adult Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca) was found at the end of the previous week after a call from local citizens and employees of the state forestry board in Svilengrad.
The Rescue center has already admitted 1000 patients for the year of 2014.
The birds arrived from Spain at the end of June and after a month of quarantine at the Wildlife Rescue Centre it is time for them to head to their new home - the Balkan Mountains of Bulgaria.
High numbers of Egyptian Vultures are being reported at the supplementary feeding sites in Vrachanski Balkan, Kotel and Byala reka, maintained within the Vultures Return in Bulgaria Project.
After we were sure that the first liberated by the Rescue Centre of Green Balkans young storks have left the territory of their temporary shelter – the old power substation of the dam lake, situated near the village Opan - yesterday, new 16 young storks were set free at the same place.
This is the story of a Montagues Harrier called Troyan.
On 08.07.2014 at the conference hall of the Municipality of Lovech a Public discussion was held regarding the Plan for Management of the Devetashka cave. Representatives of the team of authors that have drawn the Plan, the Municipality of Lovech, NNPS, REIWs – town of Pleven, the mayoralties of Devetaki and Doyrentsi, citizens were present.
Probably many of you remember that back in 2010 we have started a program for marking White storks from the colony at Belozem village with special colour plastic rings.
Yesterday, the Green Balkans Wildlife Rescue Centre recieved 120 tortoises.
At the end of the week we'd like to finish with some good news, so we will tell you about our little success story and how we saved the White Stork called Boyka.
Monitoring of results from conservation measures implemented at Pomorie Lake within LIFE10/NAT/IT/256 MC SALT project has brought first positive news.
The first expedition for counting nests of White Storks in Northern Bulgaria was held in June 16-20th within the White Stork: Biodiversity Conservation Project.
Around 30 enthusiasts from the three-day festival Liatna sluchka Karandila 2014 took part in the release of K50, K81 and K7V.