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Latest newsletter of the IUCN’s Vulture Specialist Group (October 2022)

A lot has happened in vulture conservation and research over the past …

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Sara and her family left their nest

Africa is calling! The record-breaking Egyptian Vulture Sara recently left her nest …

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The Egyptian Vulture chicks were safely placed back in their nests after eight days © WWF Greece

How did the massive fire in Dadia, Greece, impact key vulture colonies?

Over the summer, one of the most important protected areas in Greece, …

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The carcass of Boyana © Atanas Delchev

A globally endangered Egyptian Vulture that visited 22 countries was illegally killed in Bulgaria

The life of the remarkable Egyptian Vulture Boyana suddenly came to an …

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First captive-bred Egyptian Vulture successfully rears two chicks in the wild

First captive-bred Egyptian Vulture successfully rears two chicks in the wild

Not only did Sara form a pair in the wild, the first …

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Egyptian Vulture in flight_Bruno Berthemy

The Egyptian Vulture autumn migration resumes!

It’s that time of the year again when Egyptian Vulture individuals start their autumn …

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Cinereous Vultures and Griffon Vultures © Pilar Oliva

New report on vulture population estimates in Europe is now available

A new report on the latest vulture population estimates across Europe and …

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Fascinating vulture facts

Vultures are spectacular. Here are 9 fascinating vulture facts that prove it

Even though a lot of people have a negative perception of vultures, …

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Cinereous and Egyptian Vulture © Pilar Oliva

The International Vulture Awareness Day 2022

Every year, the first Saturday of September is dedicated to vultures. The International …

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Boyana and her partner © Volen Arkumarev

For the first time in the Balkans, a captive-bred Egyptian Vulture forms a pair in the wild

The captive-bred Egyptian Vulture named Boyana found a partner, and they occupied …

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NO to poison baits: Targeted Educational and awareness activities in Greece

NO to poison baits: Targeted Educational and awareness activities in Greece

The use of poison baits to kill animals can affect all of …

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Six Egyptian Vultures released in Bulgaria to reinforce population_Vladimir Dobrev 2

Six Egyptian Vultures released in Bulgaria to reinforce population

An Egyptian Vulture New LIFE team, led by the Bulgarian Society for the …

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Egyptian Vulture Buoux explores unusual corners of Europe

The Egyptian Vulture Buoux that needed rescuing twice became a fantastic traveller! …

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Illegal wildlife poisoning depletes Balkan biodiversity yet only 1% of cases reach court

The illegal use of poisonous substances in the environment to target ‘undesirable’ …

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Marking an Egyptian Vulture in the Canary Islands © LIFE Egyptian Vulture project

The ‘guirre’ Egyptian Vulture population in the Canary Islands exceeds 400 individuals

In 2021, the Egyptian Vulture population in the Canary Islands, exceeded 400 …

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Confirmed for the first time in Europe: A captive-bred Egyptian Vulture forms a pair in the wild

For the first time in Europe, a captive-bred Egyptian Vulture released in …

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Research review: A Global Review of Causes of Morbidity and Mortality in Free-Living Vultures

A recent systematic review determined the most common causes of morbidity and …

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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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Watch the presentations of the 27th ‘Vautours’ meeting online

Between 15 to 17 February 2022, the 27th ‘Vautours’ meeting (27èmes rencontres …

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The marking scheme for Griffon Vultures released in Kresna Gorge in the period 2013-2021.

Reintroducing the Griffon Vulture in the Kresna Gorge, Bulgaria – 2021 overview

For the twelfth year, Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) reintroduction in the Kresna Gorge, …

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