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Evolution of the vulture populations in Sardinia

At the beginning of the 20th Century, Sardinia was home to three …

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Research review: Nocturnal flights by Bearded Vultures detected for the first-time using GPS and accelerometer data

For the first time, researchers studied the previously undescribed nocturnal flights by …

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A morning with Griffons: GPS tagging vultures in the Côa Valley for nature conservation

It is a hot July morning in Faia Brava Natural Reserve, located …

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First successful nesting of Bearded Vulture in Piedmont since the beginning of the Alpine reintroduction project

In 2019, 57 territories of Bearded Vultures (Gypaetus barbatus) were occupied in the Alps. Out …

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Monograph: The Bearded Vulture in Spain – Breeding population in 2018 and census method

The monograph “The Bearded Vulture in Spain — Breeding population in 2018 …

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First-ever Cinereous Vulture nestlings equipped with GPS tags in the Douro

The Douro Canyon is currently home to two Cinereous Vulture breeding pairs, …

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Bearded Vulture European Endangered Species Programme (EEP) Annual Report 2019

The Vulture Conservation Foundation (VCF) coordinates the Bearded Vulture Captive Breeding Network …

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Illegal wildlife poisoning case reaches court trial in Croatia for the first time

In January 2020, an illegal wildlife poisoning incident has resulted in the death …

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Second-ever Egyptian Vulture hatched and fledged in Sardinia

An unprecedented event occurred last year — two Egyptian Vultures settled in …

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Our Research Officer’s take on the Bearded Vulture in the Peak District, UK

One of the largest and rarest raptors in Europe, a Bearded Vulture, wandered …

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Research reveals that Andean condors flap wings just 1% of the time

The Andean condor (Vultur gryphus) has a 3-metre wingspan and weighs up …

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Egyptian Vulture Fangueiro gets new feathers to be able to fly again in the wild

A young Egyptian Vulture that had an unfortunate start in life got …

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More electric poles insulated in the Rhodope Mountains in Bulgaria to protect vultures

Within the framework of the LIFE Re-Vultures project, four new electric poles were insulated …

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Genetic analysis reveals the origin of a wandering Bearded Vulture that was rescued, rehabilitated and released in France

A young wandering Bearded Vulture left his mountainous home and was exploring …

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Second record of Bearded Vulture in the UK — why did it travel to the UK, where did it come from and will it return home?

A bone-eating Bearded Vulture, one of Europe’s rarest and largest raptors, left its …

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Participate in the annual Alpine Griffon Vulture count on 22 August 2020

The annual Alpine Griffon Vulture summer survey will take place on Saturday 22 August …

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The final Bearded Vulture release in Andalusia for 2020

This year, the Vulture Conservation Foundation (VCF) and the Junta de Andalucía released eight young Bearded …

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Egyptian Vulture baby hatched in a nest built on a transmission tower — first record in Spain and Europe

An unprecedented event recently occured in the northwest of Extremadura —.an Egyptian …

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Update on the Bearded Vultures recently released in France

This year, the LIFE GYPCONNECT project released eight young Bearded Vultures in the Massif …

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Fifteen Griffon Vultures found dead in a well in Morocco

We are sad to report that at least fifteen Griffon Vultures were …

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