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European Vulture Conference 2023 New Dates

New dates for the European Vulture Conference 2023

We are excited to announce that the European Vulture Conference 2023 has ...
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Bearded Vulture in flight carrying a bone © Bruno Berthemy

29.000 years-old Bearded Vulture nesting site found in Portugal

A recently published scientific paper confirmed the presence of a Bearded Vulture (Gypaetus barbatus) ...
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EVC change of dates

Change of dates for the European Vulture Conference 2023

Attention to all interested in participating in the upcoming European Vulture Conference ...
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Research review: High long-term survival and asymmetric movements in a reintroduced metapopulation of Cinereous Vultures

A recent study assessed the role survival and movements play in the ...
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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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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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Assessing the role of African vultures as biomonitors and umbrella species

A recent study used a systematic approach to evaluate the potential of African vultures ...
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Establishing efficient conservation actions for the Bearded Vulture population in Southern Africa: synthesis of a 20-year research program

Vulture populations across Africa have undergone massive declines, ‘the African vulture crisis’, ...
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Results from the wolf and hunting dog interaction study in the Dadia-Lefkimi-Soufli Forest National Park and adjacent areas

Wolf attacks on hunting dogs recorded in the Evros region in recent ...
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Research Review: Study provides new insight into the vocal repertoire of Griffon Vultures

Did we underestimate the complexity of the vocal repertoire of Griffon Vultures? ...
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The spread of misinformation as a new challenge for vulture conservation

Condors and vultures (hereafter “vultures”) are threatened necrophagous bird species relying on ...
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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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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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Habitat modelling helps assess risk of wind farms for Bearded Vultures in the Alps

Which habitats are particularly suitable for Bearded Vultures? Sergio Vignali has investigated ...
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Discovery of the oldest wild Egyptian Vulture

Conservationists discovered the oldest known living Egyptian Vulture in the wild thanks ...
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Research review: New study reveals the importance of feeding sites and carcasses in the wider landscape for Griffon Vultures in Bulgaria and Greece.

A research article recently published in the Journal of Ornithology has revealed that Griffon Vultures in ...
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The Vulture Conservation Foundation is hiring a Research Officer

The Vulture Conservation Foundation (VCF) seeks to recruit an ambitious and versatile ...
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Meet Emslie’s Vulture: The new vulture species identified from fossils in Cuba

A new study reveals a newly identified vulture species from fossils found ...
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Research review: How scientific research has informed Andean condor conservation in South America

In response to a comment on their recent review article about the ...
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