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Five out of five vultures return to the Douro Canyon on Portugal-Spain border from Africa

Five of the Egyptian Vultures being tracked for the LIFE Rupis project …

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Second pair of Cinereous Vultures begins nesting in artificial platform in the Douro Canyon

Artifical nest constructed for Cinereous Vultures (c) José Jambas/Oriolus A second pair …

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The LIFE Rupis International Meeting sharing good practice in Egyptian Vulture conservation

This week as part of our LIFE Rupis project led by Sociedade …

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Spring migration is underway for LIFE Rupis Egyptian Vultures

Egyptian Vuture in flight (c) Boris Belchev The Egyptian Vultures of the …

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Cinereous Vulture fitted with a GPS transmitter released back into the wild in Portugal as part of LIFE Rupis project

A young Cinereous Vulture found exhausted back in October and released in …

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Poison strikes in the Douro canyon, killing adult breeding Egyptian vultures

Inspecting the remains of the poisoned Egyptian vultures (c) ICNF Two adult …

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Egyptian vultures Rupis and Douro reached their wintering grounds 

The migration of Europe’s only migratory vulture, the Egyptian vulture, is nearing …

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Happy ending for Portuguese cinereous vulture pair that lost chick to fire last year

Cinereous vulture chick fledging in the Douro International Natural Park After losing …

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Egyptian vultures are migrating to Africa!

August has just finished and most of the Egyptian vultures breeding in …

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LIFE Rupis – Conserving Egyptian vultures in Portugal and Spain

They are Europe’s smallest vultures, and worryingly out of the four species …

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First Egyptian vulture tagged with a GPS in LIFE Rupis project in the Douro Canyon resurfaces (again)

Rupis with a GPS transmitter on his back Back in 2016, Rupis was …

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Tracking Egyptian vultures in the Douro region of Spain and Portugal

The LIFE Rupis  project aims to strengthen the populations of the Egyptian …

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LIFE Rupis: Investigating the movements of breeding Egyptian vultures in the Douro region.

We recently posted about the migration routes of the Egyptian vultures that …

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Black vulture chick doing well in Douro Valley

Fantastic news from the black vultures of the Douro Valley. Following a …

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Egyptian vulture Rupis invades the schools – a day with the LIFE Rupis environmental education programme

School class from Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo on a field visit to …

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Celebrating the Egyptian vulture on World Migratory Birds Day, 2018.

World Migratory Bird Day is being celebrated this weekend, 12-13th May 2018, …

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Update on Vulture Research

Latest vulture science analysed: Movementsof Egyptian vultures in the Middle East and …

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Banning Diclofenac in Portugal – light at the end of the tunnel?

Last week the Portuguese Parliament approved a motion recommending the Portuguese Government …

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And Rupis reappears from the darkness – 4 out of 5 Egyptian vultures tagged in the Douro are still transmitting – while Sara is still in Africa

A few weeks after Douro and Faia made it all the way …

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Vote for Egyptian vultures!

The Egyptian vulture is Europe´s most threatened vulture – globally it is …

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