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Where are Zimbro and Gerês, the Cinereous Vultures released in Portugal?

Cinereous Vultures (Aegypius monachus) Zimbro and Gerês probably never crossed paths, yet ...
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Alpi Marittime welcomes a new Bearded Vulture fledgling in the wild

In the Alpi Marittime, a new Bearded Vulture (Gypaetus barbatus) pair produced ...
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Farewell to an extraordinary Bearded Vulture: Hanneke, the captive-bred legend

While every life within the Bearded Vulture EEP is cherished, some remarkable ...
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Fresh news from the Andalusian Bearded Vulture population

How is the Bearded Vulture (Gypaetus barbatus) reintroduction project in Andalusia going ...
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Celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day 2023 in two weeks

It’s that time of the year again – in two weeks’ time, ...
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Cinereous Vulture “Gerês” released in Portugal after recovery from a gunshot wound

On 10 August, a Cinereous Vulture (Aegypius monachus) was released in Portugal ...
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Can insularity influence nestling sex ratio variation in Egyptian Vultures?

A recently published study sheds light on the factors influencing nestling sex ...
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Tagging Cinereous Vultures in the nest, step by step

This breeding season in Portugal, 15 Cinereous Vulture (Aegypius monachus) chicks hatched ...
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Doubling success: a breeding record for Austrian Bearded Vultures

There are reasons to celebrate in the Austrian Alps. In addition to ...
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How Rewilding Spain is bringing the Cinereous Vulture back to the Iberian Highlands

Last month, Rewilding Spain released seven Cinereous Vultures (Aegypius monachus) in the ...
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Where are the Bearded Vultures released in Maestrazgo?

The reintroduction project in Maestrazgo to establish a wild breeding population is ...
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Griffon Vulture in Cyprus: breeding failure accentuates the species’ vulnerability

Unfortunate news from Cyprus, as the only Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) pair ...
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Egyptian Vulture pair returns to Sardinia and breeds successfully again!

Marvellous news from Sardinia! The Egyptian Vulture pair that settled in Porte ...
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“Life for the Bearded Vulture”: new project to bring the species back from extinction in Bulgaria

A new LIFE project will bring the Bearded Vulture (Gypaetus barbatus) back ...
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Pair bonding within the Bearded Vulture Captive-Breeding Network  

In ancient mythology, Greeks would call him Eros, Romans would call him ...
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Cinereous Vulture breeding season in Portugal with promising results: 15 chicks were GPS-tagged

During July, partners of the LIFE Aegypius Return project tagged 15 Cinereous ...
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Griffon Vultures GPS-tagged in France: a “proactive monitoring system” to reduce Bearded Vulture mortality

Strengthening the population of Europe’s most vulnerable vulture species requires a combination ...
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Last chance for early bird registration: Join us at the European Vulture Conference 2023

UPDATE: The deadline for early bird registration for the European Vulture Conference ...
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When “she” becomes “he”: surprising news from Bearded Vultures Obwaldera and Marco

Bearded Vulture Obwaldera was released in June this year in Central Switzerland ...
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Training police officers in Portugal on rescuing and handling Cinereous Vultures – LIFE Aegypius Return

In Portugal, Cinereous Vultures chicks are almost ready to fledge. As this ...
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