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Research review: Intensive monitoring reveals interesting parenting behaviours of Egyptian Vultures during the nesting cycle

As adult Egyptian Vultures are currently returning to their nest sites in Europe following …

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Reintroduced Cinereous Vulture Extremadura killed by electrocution in Bulgaria

The Vultures Back to LIFE team went on the field to search for Cinereous …

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Research review: New study illustrates how larger vulture species and older individuals are most dominant when competing at carcasses

The authors of a new research article (Rubén Moreno-Opo, Ana Truijillano and Antoni Margalida) …

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The journey of Cinereous Vulture Brínzola comes to a tragic end after a year of many adventures

The journey of the widely beloved Cinereous Vulture Brínzola that inspired bird lovers across …

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Four Egyptian Vultures are back on our radar – will they migrate back to Europe?

Four Egyptian Vultures that migrated to Africa last autumn are back on our radar, …

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Bearded Vulture Adonis returned to Grands Causses and paired…with another male

The Bearded Vulture Adonis that carried an impressive trip around Europe and …

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Watch: From extinction to recolonisation to reproduction – the return of the Cinereous Vulture in Portugal

The Cinereous Vulture was declared extinct as a breeding species in Portugal …

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Cinereous Vultures started mating in Bulgaria again!

Cinereous Vultures started mating in Bulgaria again since the species has been …

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Bearded Vulture hatches in Picos de Europa for the first time in nearly seven decades

The Bearded Vulture disappeared from the skies of Picos de Europa National …

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Watch: The final push – the hatching of a Bearded Vulture chick

With the Bearded Vulture breeding season in full swing and the coronavirus …

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Prevent poisoning: leave lead ammunition to history

Lead ammunition used in hunting activities presents a risk to vultures, other …

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GPS tracking of Griffon Vultures helps prepare a better future for scavenger birds in the Côa Valley

An ambitious project implements concrete conservation actions to rewild the Côa Valley …

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Life, vultures and COVID19 – we live in a brand-new world

“Life-threatening”, “a global challenge”, an “acute and massive threat”. We often use …

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Operation “Save chick Ryan”: transportation of Bearded Vulture before Spain’s COVID-19 lockdown

The recent lockdowns of cities or even countries due to COVID-19 is …

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A letter from 1791 takes us back in time to see how the Bearded Vulture was perceived in Switzerland during that period

William Coxe FRS was an English historian and priest who served as …

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Griffon Vultures in Messolonghi, Greece, tagged with GPS transmitters to track their movements and help tackle wildlife poisoning

In early March, five Griffon Vultures were equipped with GPS transmitters in …

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IUCN’s Vulture Specialist Group position on the role of vultures in disease transmission

Vultures and condors provide important ecosystem services, and their position as apex …

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Research review: A review of secondary pentobarbital poisoning in scavenging wildlife, companion animals and captive carnivores

Vultures face multiple threats and secondary poisoning is one of the most …

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Two reintroduced Bearded Vultures observed and identified in the wild again

Bearded Vultures Gerlinde and Calandreto who were released in different areas and …

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Bearded Vulture chicks in Andalucia are hatching both in the wild and in captivity!

One of the most successful breeding pairs, coming from a captive background, …

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