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Celebrating the return of Bearded Vultures in Sierra Nevada 

The efforts to bring Bearded Vulture (Gypaetus barbatus) back to Granada, Andalucia, ...
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First releases of 2024 of Bearded Vultures in Southern France Baronnies © Pascal Orabi - LPO

First releases of captive-bred Bearded Vultures in Europe kick off in Southern France 

The release of captive-bred Bearded Vultures into the wild in Baronnies, France, ...
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Pairing Bearded Vultures in captivity: adult male transferred from Bulgaria to be paired in Vallcalent, Spain 

From Bulgaria to Spain, an adult male Bearded Vulture (Gypaetus barbatus) arrived ...
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New milestone for Bearded Vulture conservation in Europe

The 2022/2023 season marked an unprecedented milestone within the Bearded Vulture Captive-Breeding ...
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One of the Bearded Vulture breeding pairs at Guadalentín © Hansruedi Weyrich

Pair bonding within the Bearded Vulture Captive-Breeding Network  

In ancient mythology, Greeks would call him Eros, Romans would call him ...
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EAZA Best Practice Guidelines for Cinereous Vulture  

After extensive work coordinated by the Cinereous Vulture European Endangered Species Programme ...
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Chicks that hatched within the Cinereous Vulture EEP in 2022

The Cinereous Vulture Captive Breeding Network (EEP) produced positive results in 2022

In 2022, several chicks hatched and survived within the Cinereous Vulture Captive ...
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Bearded Vulture BG 199 (left) and his partner with nestling

One of the last remaining ‘founder’ Bearded Vultures has died

Sadly, last Monday, we had no choice but to bid farewell to ...
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Esperanza, the first wild-hatched Bearded Vulture in Andalusia since reintroduction project, builds its first nest

Esperanza, the first wild-hatched Bearded Vulture in Andalusia since reintroduction project, builds its first nest

Our Bearded Vulture reintroduction project in Andalusia reached another milestone! Esperanza, the ...
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Releasing captive-bred Egyptian Vultures to the wild in Israel – is the reintroduction project working?

Releasing captive-bred Egyptian Vultures to the wild in Israel – is the reintroduction project working?

A recently published paper demonstrates the first signs of success in Egyptian Vulture reintroduction ...
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Bearded Vulture chick linkard

Breeding and rearing the first Bearded Vulture chick of 2022 in our specialized centre

It all started in autumn of last year when pairs at our ...
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link card One of the Griffon Vultures released at Sinite Kamani Nature Park

Sinite Kamani National Park in Bulgaria: Recent releases of Griffon Vultures and new pair formed in the wild

Exciting news for the Griffon Vulture at Sinite Kamani National Park – ...
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link card dimensions Bearded Vultures Southern Africa

Saving Bearded Vultures in Southern Africa through a captive breeding programme – the success of 2021

Without any breeding pairs of Bearded Vultures in captivity, attaining chicks in ...
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First Bearded Vulture egg 2021_female breeding

The Bearded Vulture egg-laying season in captivity started very early on this time!

The first Bearded Vulture egg of the new captive breeding season has ...
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Overview of the Annual Bearded Vulture Meeting 2021

Every year, we at the Vulture Conservation Foundation (VCF) bring together over ...
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Bearded Vulture pairs in captivity are already busy with the new breeding season

Bearded Vulture pairs in captivity are already busy with the new breeding season

The previous Bearded Vulture captive breeding season was longer than usual and ...
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Can captive breeding prevent the extinction of a migratory vulture population?

Captive breeding programmes can prove critical in saving species under threat. Such ...
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