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A Bearded Vulture released in Maestrazgo this year was found dead

Unfortunately, the captive-bred Bearded Vulture Cocó had a short-lived life in the …

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Celebrate the International Vulture Awareness Day on 5 September with us!

The International Vulture Awareness Day (IVAD) is just around the corner! This coming Saturday, …

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Research review: New study demonstrates prevalence of high lead contamination among raptors, especially scavengers, in Europe

A meta-analysis of published research from across Europe has demonstrated that obligate (vultures) …

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Egyptian Vultures: the start of autumn migration

It’s that time of the year again when Egyptian Vultures embark on their long …

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Perfectly preserved Griffon Vulture vulture fossil from the Late Pleistocene found in Italy

Sediments of volcanic origin are often unsuitable for the fossilization of both …

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Vulture Scavenger Hunt — an educational activity for children

Vultures are not the most loved creatures usually, but once people learn …

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Griffon vulture population in Israel reaches a new high

A record number of Griffon Vultures in Israel Good news for Griffon …

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Electrocution and collision: Good and bad news for vultures in Castile and León, Spain

Electrocution and collision with energy infrastructure are leading causes of mortality in vultures. …

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One more captive-bred Griffon Vulture ready for life in the Bulgarian wild

The second-ever Griffon Vulture chick to hatch in the Green Balkans’ Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding …

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Griffon Vulture chicks jump from nest in Serbia following helicopter disturbance

Vultures tend to be very sensitive to disturbance, especially during the breeding …

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Lethal poisoning of 2000+ Critically Endangered vultures in Guinea-Bissau — Update on the toxicology results and criminal investigation

The biggest vulture mortality event in the world unfolded in Guinea-Bissau during …

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Bearded Vulture fledges in Picos de Europa for the first time in decades

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

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The Griffon Vulture colony in the Eastern Alps is increasing and occupying new areas

The Griffon Vulture population is booming in the Eastern Alps with the breeding numbers …

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Research review: Study shows that painting a single wind turbine blade black reduces bird collision

A recently published research article finally provides evidence that painting a single wind turbine …

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‘Mama drone’ helps feed Griffon Vulture chick in Israel to rescue it

A story like no other. Conservationists in Israel took a new approach …

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Taller Cría en Cautividad de Quebrantahuesos en Andalucía (Aplazado)

Decidimos aplazar el taller debido a un incremento reciente en los casos …

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Vulture Conservation Foundation’s statement on ‘repatriation’ of the Bearded Vulture in the UK

Over the last two months we have been closely following the movements …

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Portuguese Cinereous Vulture equipped with GPS tag in the nest

We here at the VCF, together with our partners Liga para a Protecção …

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Report on wildlife poisoning in Spain between 1992-2017

A total of 21.260 animals were poisoned in 9700 different poisoning incidents …

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Rehabilitated captive-bred Bearded Vulture marks the last release for 2020

A captive-bred Bearded Vulture that broke its wing and leg could not …

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