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The first Bearded Vulture releases of 2022 are just around the corner

After a long and productive breeding season in captivity, it is time …

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Transferring Spanish Cinereous Vultures to Bulgaria for the last time

An additional batch of Spanish Cinereous Vultures is on their way to …

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Electrocution takes the life of Griffon Vulture Nepheli in Cyprus

The journeys of Griffon Vulture Nepheli in the Cypriot skies ended rather …

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The last Bearded Vulture chick that hatched in captivity in 2022

How many Bearded Vulture chicks hatched in captivity this year?

Since last autumn, when the first Bearded Vulture pairs began exhibiting breeding …

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Illegal wildlife poisoning depletes Balkan biodiversity yet only 1% of cases reach court

The illegal use of poisonous substances in the environment to target ‘undesirable’ …

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The ‘guirre’ Egyptian Vulture population in the Canary Islands exceeds 400 individuals

In 2021, the Egyptian Vulture population in the Canary Islands, exceeded 400 …

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Captive-bred and reintroduced Cinereous Vulture Riga settles down in Greece

The captive-bred and reintroduced Cinereous Vulture Riga has settled down in Greece! …

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Confirmed for the first time in Europe: A captive-bred Egyptian Vulture forms a pair in the wild

For the first time in Europe, a captive-bred Egyptian Vulture released in …

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Research review: A Global Review of Causes of Morbidity and Mortality in Free-Living Vultures

A recent systematic review determined the most common causes of morbidity and …

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Conservation milestone: Reintroduced Cinereous Vulture pair hatches the first chick in Bulgaria’s Western Balkan Mountains

Conservationists have been working for nearly 30 years to reintroduce the Cinereous …

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One more Cinereous Vulture in Portugal becomes part of important monitoring activities

One more Cinereous Vulture in Portugal got a second chance in life following a …

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Releasing a young captive-bred Bearded Vulture in Vercors in 2021 © Alain Herrault/ LIFE GypConnect progress

New video illustrates the progress of the LIFE GypConnect project

The LIFE GypConnect project recently released a video offering an inside look …

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Griffon Vultures and Cinereous Vultures in Bulgaria

The Vultures Back to LIFE project is a finalist for the European Commission’s Natura 2000 awards

The European Commission recently announced the finalists of the 6th edition of …

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International Observation Days 2021: Bearded Vulture population estimates and more insights

Over a thousand participants have joined the 2021 International Bearded Vulture Observation …

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100 protected vultures killed in Assam, India – Officials suspect poisoning incident targeting dogs

A mass vulture mortality event recently transpired, causing significant damage – as …

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Serious poisoning incident causes mass mortality of protected birds in Serbia

Serious poisoning incident causes mass mortality of protected birds in Serbia

It has been a terrible past few days for poisoning mortality, with …

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One of the recent poisoning victims in Bulgaria was a female Cinereous Vulture with an egg

This past Monday, nature conservation in Bulgaria suffered a significant blow. A …

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Years of reintroduction efforts compromised: Four Cinereous Vultures illegally poisoned in Bulgaria

Years of reintroduction efforts compromised: Four Cinereous Vultures illegally poisoned in Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s nature has been deprived of Cinereous Vulture nesting pairs for decades. …

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Reintroducing Cinereous Vultures in the Balkan Mountains, Bulgaria – 2021 overview

The Vultures Back to LIFE project has been releasing Cinereous Vultures in …

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Esperanza, the first wild-hatched Bearded Vulture in Andalusia since reintroduction project, builds its first nest

Esperanza, the first wild-hatched Bearded Vulture in Andalusia since reintroduction project, builds its first nest

Our Bearded Vulture reintroduction project in Andalusia reached another milestone! Esperanza, the …

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