Check out the latest news and stories about vultures and our conservation work

Discover the newly launched LIFE Aegypius Return website 

Introducing the newly launched LIFE Aegypius Return website – your one-stop destination for all …

Read More →

Mitigating threats and mortality causes for vultures in France

Earlier this month, we shared an update on the breeding results of …

Read More →

Latest newsletter of the IUCN’s Vulture Specialist Group (April 2023) 

What happened in the world of vulture conservation over the last six …

Read More →
Closeup during practical exam inspecting a trash bag © Vulture Conservation Foundation

Transforming conservation: Wildlife Crime Academy’s groundbreaking training raises the bar in wildlife crime prosecution

The fight against wildlife crime has reached new heights with the successful …

Read More →
why are vultures important

Earth Day 2023: How vultures contribute to a healthier planet 

Vultures are amazing: they are some of the heaviest flying birds in …

Read More →

4 years in prison for fatally poisoning 50 vultures in Guinea-Bissau: the first environmental crime conviction in the country 

Man was sentenced 4 years in prison for poisoning 50 Hooded Vultures, making it the first environmental crime conviction in Guinea-Bissau.

Read More →

The successful reintroduction of Griffon Vultures in the Vrachanski Balkan Nature Park, Bulgaria  

The Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) was once widespread throughout Bulgaria, but poison-related …

Read More →

New project LIFE SUPport: Securing a future for Griffon Vultures in Croatia

A new project to strengthen the endangered Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) population …

Read More →

Registrations are open for the International Conference “Best practices for mitigating electrocution and collision risk” 

Collision and electrocution by power lines are among the main causes of …

Read More →
The Cinereous Egyptian and Griffon Vulture are breeding vulture species in France_Bruno Berthemy

Updates on breeding results from all four vulture species in France

Across France, the four vulture species – Bearded Vulture, Cinereous Vulture, Egyptian …

Read More →
Griffon Vulture travels from Sardinia to Corsica

From Sardinia to Corsica: Griffon Vulture Caniga explores new territories

The female Griffon Vulture Caniga travelled from Sardinia to Corsica, enduring an …

Read More →
Bearded Vulture chick taking a nap at Guadalentín © Hansruedi Weyrich

Hatching hope: A record-breaking Bearded Vulture captive breeding season

The Bearded Vulture breeding season of 2022/23 has been the most successful …

Read More →
A Bearded Vulture nestling © Nationalpark Hohe Tauern

Four Bearded Vulture chicks hatched in Austria: the first chick in East-Tyrol in 100 years

In Austria, there are good reasons to celebrate Bearded Vulture conservation. The …

Read More →
State of the truck with the Griffon Vulture in the co-pilot sear after the collision © La Gaceta de Salamanca

Griffon Vulture collides with a truck and ends up in the co-pilot seat

A couple of weeks ago, a surprising story flooded the newspapers and …

Read More →
Eglazine during one of her visits to the Netherlands © Ivonne Smit

From Germany to France: The new travels of Bearded Vulture Eglazine

The Bearded Vulture Eglazine, whose unusual dispersal habits have caught the attention …

Read More →
Feeding Bearded Vulture chick BG1184 at Guadalentín © Hansruedi Weyrich

Updates from Guadalentín captive breeding centre: 8 Bearded Vulture chicks hatched this season!

The breeding season at the Bearded Vulture captive breeding centre of Guadalentín (CCG) is …

Read More →
european vulture conference 2023 Abstract submission and registration now open

European Vulture Conference 2023: Abstract Submission and Registration now open!

We are thrilled to announce that abstract submission and registration for the European …

Read More →
Griffon Vulture rescue in Paphos, Cyprus, on March 2023_Silvio Augusto Rusmigo

GPS Monitoring and Rescue Operation saves the life of a trapped Griffon Vulture in Cyprus

When the local population of a protected vulture species is on the …

Read More →
Zimbro, the Cinereous Vulture released in Portugal on 21 March 2023 © Manuel Nunes

Meet Zimbro: The first Cinereous Vulture released within the LIFE Aegypius Return project

Can you imagine a better way to welcome spring than the release …

Read More →

Morocco: will Griffon Vultures fledge in the wild this year?

Encouraging news from Morocco, as new Griffon Vultures (Gyps fulvus) pairs coming …

Read More →
Scroll to Top