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Marking an Egyptian Vulture in the Canary Islands © LIFE Egyptian Vulture project

The ‘guirre’ Egyptian Vulture population in the Canary Islands exceeds 400 individuals

In 2021, the Egyptian Vulture population in the Canary Islands, exceeded 400 …

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Cinereous Vulture in Bulgaria_Hristo Peshev/ FWFF

Captive-bred and reintroduced Cinereous Vulture Riga settles down in Greece

The captive-bred and reintroduced Cinereous Vulture Riga has settled down in Greece! …

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Confirmed for the first time in Europe: A captive-bred Egyptian Vulture forms a pair in the wild

For the first time in Europe, a captive-bred Egyptian Vulture released in …

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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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Conservation milestone: Reintroduced Cinereous Vulture pair hatches the first chick in Bulgaria’s Western Balkan Mountains

Conservationists have been working for nearly 30 years to reintroduce the Cinereous …

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One more Cinereous Vulture in Portugal becomes part of important monitoring activities 2

One more Cinereous Vulture in Portugal becomes part of important monitoring activities

One more Cinereous Vulture in Portugal got a second chance in life following a …

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Releasing a young captive-bred Bearded Vulture in Vercors in 2021 © Alain Herrault/ LIFE GypConnect progress

New video illustrates the progress of the LIFE GypConnect project

The LIFE GypConnect project recently released a video offering an inside look …

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Griffon Vultures and Cinereous Vultures in Bulgaria

The Vultures Back to LIFE project is a finalist for the European Commission’s Natura 2000 awards

The European Commission recently announced the finalists of the 6th edition of …

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Bearded Vulture in flight © Hansruedi Weyrich

International Observation Days 2021: Bearded Vulture population estimates and more insights

Over a thousand participants have joined the 2021 International Bearded Vulture Observation …

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Vultures poisoning deaths and burning carcasses Assam_Prasanna Kalita

100 protected vultures killed in Assam, India – Officials suspect poisoning incident targeting dogs

A mass vulture mortality event recently transpired, causing significant damage – as …

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Serious poisoning incident causes mass mortality of protected birds in Serbia

Serious poisoning incident causes mass mortality of protected birds in Serbia

It has been a terrible past few days for poisoning mortality, with …

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One of the recent poisoning victims in Bulgaria was a female Cinereous Vulture with an egg

This past Monday, nature conservation in Bulgaria suffered a significant blow. A …

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Years of reintroduction efforts compromised: Four Cinereous Vultures illegally poisoned in Bulgaria

Years of reintroduction efforts compromised: Four Cinereous Vultures illegally poisoned in Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s nature has been deprived of Cinereous Vulture nesting pairs for decades. …

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Cinereous Vultures in the Balkan Mountains, Bulgaria_Hristo Peshev_FWFF

Reintroducing Cinereous Vultures in the Balkan Mountains, Bulgaria – 2021 overview

The Vultures Back to LIFE project has been releasing Cinereous Vultures in …

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Esperanza, the first wild-hatched Bearded Vulture in Andalusia since reintroduction project, builds its first nest

Esperanza, the first wild-hatched Bearded Vulture in Andalusia since reintroduction project, builds its first nest

Our Bearded Vulture reintroduction project in Andalusia reached another milestone! Esperanza, the …

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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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First Bearded Vulture egg-laying in Vercors since 1870

First Bearded Vulture egg-laying in Vercors since 1870

The Bearded Vulture disappeared from much of its range in Europe over …

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Our Andalusian centre welcomes the first Bearded Vulture chick of 2022_Inigo Fajardo

Our Andalusian centre welcomes the first Bearded Vulture chick of 2022

It is that time of the year again when Bearded Vulture chicks …

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Cinereous Vulture population tripled in Mallorca in the last decade

The results from the first photographic census reveal that the Cinereous Vulture …

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Watch the presentations of the 27th ‘Vautours’ meeting online

Between 15 to 17 February 2022, the 27th ‘Vautours’ meeting (27èmes rencontres …

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