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Ecosystem service provision – what do vultures do for us and the environment?

From helping reduce CO2 emissions to providing cultural and spiritual services dating …

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Vulture Research Update: November 2019 – June 2020

In this research update we provide a list of recent vulture-related research …

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Introducing a schematic sampling protocol for raptor biomonitoring to harmonize procedures across Europe

Bird species like scavengers have been widely used as sentinel species in …

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Research review: The first Pan-Africa study on Hooded Vultures evaluates their movements

A recently published journal article shares interesting results derived from studying the movements of …

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Research review: new article demonstrates the value of research for effective vulture conservation

A new review article published in the journal Conservation Letters has identified that the majority of …

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Research review: recent study describes the movements of Bearded Vultures in the Himalayas

A research article written by Tulsi Subedi and colleagues recently published in the journal Ibis has …

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Research review: Intensive monitoring reveals interesting parenting behaviours of Egyptian Vultures during the nesting cycle

As adult Egyptian Vultures are currently returning to their nest sites in Europe following …

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Research review: New study illustrates how larger vulture species and older individuals are most dominant when competing at carcasses

The authors of a new research article (Rubén Moreno-Opo, Ana Truijillano and Antoni Margalida) …

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Research review: A review of secondary pentobarbital poisoning in scavenging wildlife, companion animals and captive carnivores

Vultures face multiple threats and secondary poisoning is one of the most …

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Research review: New study demonstrates that human-modified landscapes increase mortality risk for Griffon Vultures

New research led by Eneko Arrondo (Donana Biological Station-CSIC) and Ana Sanz-Aguilar (Animal …

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Research review: Technical-scientific order for the analysis of the diet of Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus) in the Douro Canyon

A study led by Associação Transumância e Natureza (ATN) and carried out within the …

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What duties do Egyptian Vulture pairs share during the breeding period?

The  Egyptian Vulture New LIFE project recently published a study revealing insights into the …

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Gulper, ripper and scrapper: anatomy of the neck in three species of vultures

A recently published journal analysed the highly complex neck anatomy of three …

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Vulture Research Update: October 2019

In this research update, we provide a list of recent vulture-related research …

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An overview of the European Vulture Conference

Four days, 72 talks, 34 posters, eight symposia, one great party, three …

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Day 2 of the European Vulture Conference

Another day full of fascinating talks and presentations has gone by here …

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Day 1 of the European Vulture Conference

After months of anticipation for the European Vulture Conference, it is finally here! …

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New study reveals amazing flexibility of migration among Egyptian Vultures

Adapted from a blog article written by Dr Steffen Oppel, RSPB What …

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Vulture Research Update: May 2019

Bearded Vulture (c) Hansruedi Weyrich In this research update we summarize articles …

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New article calls for standardised methods for monitoring vultures

A Griffon Vulture marked and fitted with a GPS transmitter as part …

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