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Lead Ammunition vultures

Our consultation response to ECHA towards restricting the use of lead ammunition for the sake of vultures, nature and people!

Last week, the VCF has submitted a consultation response on the Annex …

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WATCH – Anti-Poisoning Dog Units: how working dogs help combat illegal wildlife poisoning

The illegal use of poison baits to target animals is the most …

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Following Egyptian Vulture Sara’s GPS movements for 6 years – fourth migration from Italy to Niger a success

We have been closely following Egyptian Vulture Sara’s movements and behaviour in …

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Annual Bearded Vulture Meeting and Final LIFE GypConnect Seminar link card

Join us for the Annual Bearded Vulture Meeting 2021 and the Final LIFE GypConnect Seminar

Last year, we had to cancel our much-awaited Annual Bearded Vulture Meeting …

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Most recent Bearded Vulture GPS movements of 60 individuals across seven important European regions (August 2021)

The International Bearded Vulture Monitoring Network (IBM) monitors Bearded Vultures across seven different regions …

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International Observation Days: Volunteers needed to help monitor the European Bearded Vulture population on Saturday 2 October 2021

The International Observation Days (IOD) for Bearded Vultures will take place in …

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The only Bearded Vulture in Álava (Spain) dies

In early September, the only Bearded Vulture in Álava, Spain, needed rescuing …

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Bearded Vultures in Europe

In 2021 we released 24 Bearded Vultures in Europe as part of reintroduction and restocking projects

In the late 20th Century, Bearded Vultures in Europe were on the brink of …

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Juvenile Egyptian Vulture migrating to Africa disappears above Malta, likely shot

Two days ago, a juvenile Egyptian Vulture named Isabel disappeared while flying above Malta. …

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Egyptian Vultures in Italy: Captive breeding and release season a success

The endangered Egyptian Vultures in Italy are better off thanks to ongoing …

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Tackling the problem of animal poisoning in hotspot areas and vulture colonies in Serbia

BalkanDetoxLIFE: Tackling the problem of animal poisoning in Serbia

Engaging with relevant stakeholders about the problem of animal poisoning in Serbia …

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Bearded Vultures in the Alps break their record once again, producing the highest-ever known number of fledglings

Bearded Vultures in the Alps have been extra busy this breeding season. …

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Second vulture-safe veterinary anti-inflammatory drug identified!

In 2003, scientists discovered that veterinary Diclofenac, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) …

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Cinereous Vulture died from plastic ingestion overdose

Cinereous Vulture died from plastic ingestion overdose

We all know that plastic can be deadly for wildlife, causing detrimental …

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The Egyptian Vulture autumn migration has already started!

The Egyptian Vulture autumn migration has already begun! Several of our GPS-tagged Egyptian …

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Fascinating vulture facts

Vultures are spectacular. Here are 9 fascinating vulture facts that prove it

Even though a lot of people have a negative perception of vultures, …

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Electrocuted Griffon Vulture causes wildfire in Spain: dangerous pylons are a real problem for wildlife

Another Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus)  died because of electrocution on a power line near Alburquerque, …

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Birds of prey and vultures in France continue being illegally shot

According to reports by our partners at LPO (Ligue pour la Protection des …

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Five ways you can help vultures next Saturday on International Vulture Awareness Day

Although we at the Vulture Conservation Foundation (VCF) strive to help vultures …

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From captivity to the wild: the reintroduction story of Bearded Vulture Pradines

The Grands Causses Regional Natural Park in France has a new inhabitant! …

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