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Juvenile Egyptian Vulture migrating to Africa disappears above Malta, likely shot

Two days ago, a juvenile Egyptian Vulture named Isabel disappeared while flying above Malta. …

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Egyptian Vultures in Italy: Captive breeding and release season a success

The endangered Egyptian Vultures in Italy are better off thanks to ongoing …

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Tackling the problem of animal poisoning in hotspot areas and vulture colonies in Serbia

BalkanDetoxLIFE: Tackling the problem of animal poisoning in Serbia

Engaging with relevant stakeholders about the problem of animal poisoning in Serbia …

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Bearded Vultures in the Alps break their record once again, producing the highest-ever known number of fledglings

Bearded Vultures in the Alps have been extra busy this breeding season. …

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Second vulture-safe veterinary anti-inflammatory drug identified!

In 2003, scientists discovered that veterinary Diclofenac, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) …

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Cinereous Vulture died from plastic ingestion overdose

Cinereous Vulture died from plastic ingestion overdose

We all know that plastic can be deadly for wildlife, causing detrimental …

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The Egyptian Vulture autumn migration has already started!

The Egyptian Vulture autumn migration has already begun! Several of our GPS-tagged Egyptian …

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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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Electrocuted Griffon Vulture causes wildfire in Spain: dangerous pylons are a real problem for wildlife

Another Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus)  died because of electrocution on a power line near Alburquerque, …

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Birds of prey and vultures in France continue being illegally shot

According to reports by our partners at LPO (Ligue pour la Protection des …

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Five ways you can help vultures next Saturday on International Vulture Awareness Day

Although we at the Vulture Conservation Foundation (VCF) strive to help vultures …

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From captivity to the wild: the reintroduction story of Bearded Vulture Pradines

The Grands Causses Regional Natural Park in France has a new inhabitant! …

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The Bearded Vulture reintroduction project in Andalusia sees a record number of wild-hatched fledglings

It has been a brilliant year for the Bearded Vulture reintroduction project in …

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International Vulture Awareness Day

International Vulture Awareness Day 2021 is two weeks away

Join us on Saturday, 4 September to celebrate the International Vulture Awareness …

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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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One of only two tagged Cinereous Vultures from the Douro returns home

In 2020, two Cinereous Vulture (Aegypius monachus) chicks hatched in the Douro …

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2021 marks another successful Bearded Vulture release season in Andalusia

This year has once again been a great one for the Bearded …

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Record number of Cinereous Vultures spotted for the Balkans outside the breeding colony of the Eastern Rhodopes

The Vultures Back to LIFE team counted a total of 20 Cinereous …

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Can captive breeding prevent the extinction of a migratory vulture population?

Captive breeding programmes can prove critical in saving species under threat. Such …

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The Vulture Conservation Foundation is hiring a Part-Time Financial Assistant

If you have experience in financial management, are passionate about wildlife conservation …

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