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Releasing Donna Elvira in the Swiss Alps in late June 2021 © Hansruedi Weyrich

Donna Elvira and BelArosa recently became the 50th and 51st Bearded Vultures reintroduced in the Swiss Alps

This year marked the 30 year anniversary since the first Bearded Vultures were …

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Cáceres Farmer receives a hefty penalty for intentionally poisoning sheep to kill vultures

Spanish authorities lead the way in the fight against wildlife crime once …

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DEAD OR DYING: Nearly 100 vultures fall victim to suspected mass poisoning in Castilla y León (Spain)

An area in Castilla y León, Spain, became a death trap for …

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LIFE RE-Vultures: Joint efforts successfully conserve vultures in the Eastern Rhodopes

Ιncreasing the Griffon Vulture population in the Eastern Rhodopes, restoring the red …

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Wildlife Crime Academy: first training starts in one week

In Andalusia, Spain, they even use helicopters to investigate suspicious bird mortality. An …

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Raptor interactions: Golden Eagle predates Griffon Vulture chick

During a field visit observing Griffon Vultures in Vercors (southwesternmost Alps), our …

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Research review: What are the economic benefits of avian scavenger-based tourism in Spain?

A recently published study demonstrates the benefits avian scavengers contribute to people and the need to …

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Tinença de Benifassà natural park welcomed three new Bearded Vultures

The Tinença de Benifassà natural park recently received three more captive-bred Bearded …

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First Egyptian Vulture observation in the UK in 150 years

Following the visit of the young Bearded Vulture “Vigo/Flysch” in the UK last …

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Livestock breeders and conservationists increase safe food sources for three vulture species in the Meteora of the North

In the Kompsatos River Valley, the Thracian Meteora dominate the landscape from …

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Research review: Understanding the links between landscape anthropization and stress in Griffon Vultures

How does landscape anthropization affect vulture populations? A recently published research article investigated this …

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Bearded Vultures “Bavaria” and “Wally” successfully released in the Berchtesgaden National Park in Germany

The 10th of June will be a milestone in German nature conservation …

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Why are we releasing Bearded Vultures in Germany for the first time ever tomorrow?

An important milestone will take place tomorrow in the heart of the …

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Vultures: allies in the ecosystem, with added financial benefits

Supporting vulture recovery, so they can act as nature’s ‘clean-up crew’, is …

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Cinereous Vulture illegally poisoned in Bulgaria less than one month following her reintroduction into the wild

Since her release in mid-May 2021, the Cinereous Vulture ‘Blacky Skrill’ undertook …

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The first Bearded Vultures were reintroduced in the Swiss Alps 30 years ago today

30 years ago today, on 5 June 1991, the first Bearded Vultures …

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Seven young Griffon Vultures of different backgrounds successfully freed into Croatia’s wild

After spending some time in a rescue centre, a total of seven …

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Necropsy results shed light on the first Bearded Vulture fatality caused by wind turbine collision in Europe

For the first time in Europe, a Bearded Vulture lost its life due …

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The M7 Partnership is hiring a part-time Fundraising Consultant

The leading conservation organisations working on human-induced mortality of birds in the …

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Bulgaria’s Rhodope Mountains welcomed many Griffon Vulture chicks this year again

Years of conservation efforts in the Rhodopes Mountains in Bulgaria has resulted …

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