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Griffon Vulture in Cyprus crashes with a car — the bird’s fate remains a mystery

A few days ago a Griffon Vulture collided with the windshield of …

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The International Bearded Vulture Monitoring Network 2019 Annual Report

The International Bearded Vulture Monitoring Network’s 2019 Annual Report is now published, …

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The latest movements of 58 wild Bearded Vultures across seven important European regions

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

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The first movements of three GPS-tagged Cinereous Vultures in Portugal that recently fledged

The Vulture Conservation Foundation, alongside its partners, equipped three Cinereous Vulture nestlings …

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Bearded Vulture “Vigo” left Derbyshire and is heading south — where to now?

It is not unknown for young Bearded Vultures to leave their mountainous …

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How many Bearded Vultures are currently present in Vercors where the species is being reintroduced?

The LIFE GypConnect project released nine more captive-bred Bearded Vultures in the wild this …

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Update on Egyptian Vultures released in Italy this year: one reached Africa another needed rescuing

This year, four captive-bred Egyptian Vultures of different ages were released in the …

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Upcoming Virtual Vulture Trivia Quizzes — for adults and families

We invite all nature and vulture fans to join us to test …

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Vulture watching: Tarifa during bird migration – the European region where you might see six vulture species!

Europe is home to four native vulture species – Bearded, Cinereous, Egyptian …

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Four more captive-bred Egyptian Vultures released in Basilicata as part of the restocking efforts in Italy

Our Italian colleagues have released four more young and captive-bred Egyptian Vultures …

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International Observation Days: Volunteers needed to help count Bearded Vultures in Europe on Saturday 3 October 2020

For the 15th consecutive year, the International Observation Days (IOD) will take …

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First flights of the first-ever Griffon Vulture fitted with a GPS tag in Mallorca

For the first time, conservationists are following and studying the movements of …

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Research review: study finds no clear evidence that vultures spread microorganisms to humans and other species, but more likely reduce disease transmission

A recently published study illustrates that although vultures can carry microorganisms that can cause …

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Is Cinereous Vulture Carrascalinho a Real Madrid fan?

Do you remember the Cinereous Vulture Carrascalinho? Well, he was responsible for bringing together …

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2020 Cinereous Vulture breeding results in Herdade da Contenda — an important colony in Portugal

The Cinereous Vulture is the most endangered vulture species in Portugal. It went extinct over …

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2020 Annual Bearded Vulture Meeting cancelled – but join us for a webinar on Bearded Vultures on November 13th!

Strange times, difficult decisions. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a worldwide game-changer, …

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Why we need to protect vultures

Vultures are often overlooked and perceived as lowly scavengers, but they play …

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West Nile Virus poses a threat to Bearded Vultures in captivity – and to humans too

We here at the Vulture Conservation Foundation (VCF) manage the Bearded Vulture …

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Critical EU vote this Thursday to ban lead shot in wetlands – and that matters to vultures too!

Lead shot and ammunition used in hunting activities pollute the environment and …

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