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Black vulture population continues to increase in Andalucía – 360 pairs in 2015

The Consejería de Medio Ambiente y Ordenación del Territorio of the Junta …

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Iran bans veterinary diclofenac – in the meanwhile, the EU drags its feet and continues to threaten Europe’s vultures – sign the petition!

The Iran’s Department of Environment (DOE) has announced last month that it …

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More black and griffon vultures die near the Avila waste treatment centre (Spain)

The rests of two more black vultures and two griffon vultures have …

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Black (cinereous) vulture seen in Macedonia – first observation in the last 10 years

A second or third year black vulture was seen yesterday (Friday 30.10.15) …

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Genetics explain why vultures are such good scavengers: new paper

Everybody knows that vultures are nature’s garbage cleaners. They perform an essential …

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The VCF was present in the meeting on Mediterranean Raptors held recently in Italy

The Meeting on the conservation of Mediterranean Raptors “Sotto il segno del …

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Today it is the International Vulture Awareness Day, and VCF has a message – Ban killer drug diclofenac or Europe’s vultures may face extinction!

The VCF warns that today´s International Vulture Awareness Day could be one …

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Spreading the word – vultures are beautiful, necessary and endangered! International Vulture Awareness Day, 5th September

Vultures play a vital ecological role in our ecosystems, yet they face …

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Help spread awareness on vultures – share your vulture pictures with National Geographic!

As part of the International Vulture Awareness Day (5th September, see here), …

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New paper discusses supplementary feeding programs for European vultures, and makes recommendations for the management of vulture feeding sites

Ideally, all scavenger species, including vultures, should survive based primarily on natural …

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At least six black vultures found dead near waste treatment plant in central Spain

In the last days of July the conservation NGO “Colectivo Azálvaro” have …

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First black vulture chick hatched in the wild in southern Portugal for more than 40 years ringed and tagged

On the 14th July the black vulture chick hatched from one of …

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And it is born! Black vulture chick hatches in Southern Portugal, the first such occurrence for more than 40 years in the region

In the last few days one chick finally hatched from one of …

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The problem of poisoning in the Balkans and its impact on vulture conservation debated at a workshop

The VCF has recently participated in a two-day workshop organized in Papingo …

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The silent killer strikes again – this time in Portugal and with a big conservation impact

Four black vultures and one Egyptian vulture were found dead this weekend …

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Eurasian black vultures from Spain arrived well in Verdon & Baronnies (France) and are already in the acclimatisation aviaries

The 6 black vultures (Aegypius monachus) that the VCF has transported this …

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Vulture conservation in action! VCF is transporting this weekend black vultures from Spain to France

This weekend the Vulture Conservation Foundation (VCF) is transporting 7 black vultures …

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Eurasian black vultures nesting again in southern Portugal after an absence of 40 years

Two pairs of black vultures are nesting in artificial platforms set up …

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The silent killer strikes again – this time in Israel. Four griffon and two black vultures found poisoned in a rare case in the country

Poison is the biggest threat to vultures worldwide – that is why …

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Italian experts and conservation managers discussed the pros and cons of feeding stations for scavenger bird species

Over 150 people from all over Italy participated in a conference on …

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