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Two more Saker falcon pairs are part of the efforts of the Green Balkans Rescue Centre to return the species to Bulgaria!

Two more Saker falcon pairs are part of the efforts of the Green Balkans Rescue Centre to return the species to Bulgaria!

04.09.2020
These days, two more pairs of Saker falcons have been housed at the Green Balkans Rescue Centre.

The birds will become part of the breeding flock in the Center and will support the long-term efforts of Green Balkans to restore the species in our country!

In fact, they are well known to us, as they lived with us years ago. Circumstances not dependent of our team forced us to part with them, in favor of IBER - BAS (Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences). But now, fortunately, the four birds were donated to the Centre again by the Science for Nature Foundation and after a few years of absence, they will again fulfill their mission to the Bulgarian nature! Something we hope will happen next summer.

Until then, the two pairs of falcons are housed in separate aviaries and are cared for on a daily basis. We have no doubt that they will get used to the new conditions in which they find themselves very quickly.

And, in the spring, when the time comes, we keep our fingers crossed from under their warm care that fluffy little ones will appear, that will be circling free in the sky in summer!

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