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Young Egyptian vulture released last week in Extremadura is already in central Morocco

Tizón , the young Egyptian Vulture released last week in the Sierra …

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The International Bearded Vulture Observation Days are coming: 10-19 October. Join us!

The 9th International Bearded Vulture Observation Days will take place from the …

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Significant breakthrough in the battle to ban veterinary diclofenac – Europe announces a Public Consultation.

Diclofenac is a veterinary anti-inflammatory drug that kills vultures and eagles – …

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New review article on the effects of lead on wildlife published. Lead poisoning is a significant threat to vultures – VCF is working on the matter

Lead (Pb) is a metabolic poison that can negatively influence biological processes, …

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Misterious vulture from southern Spain is after all a Rueppell´s

Yesterday we had reported the observation of another African white-backed vulture in …

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Good news on the International Vulture Awareness Day: Junta de Extremadura reveals that the black vulture population has increased

The Junta also commits to continue to collaborate with the VCF in …

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Two captive-bred black vultures will be released this weekend in France – when the world celebrates International Vulture Awareness Day

The European captive breeding program (EEP) for the Eurasian black vulture registered …

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African white-backed vulture seen in Portugal

Last week (24th August) an African white-backed vulture (Gyps africanus) has been …

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New LIFE project on bearded vulture in the French Alps will be launched on the International Vulture Awareness Day

To celebrate the 2014 International Vulture Awareness Day, Asters (Conservatoire des Espaces …

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International Vulture Awareness Day is this weekend. Let´s all celebrate vultures!

This weekend will see another International Vulture Awareness Day (see http://www.vultureday.org/2014/) – …

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Poison – the silent killer. Unseen, undetected and underreported, poison is nevertheless here, as some figures recently released in Spain show

Photo Inigo Fajardo/VCF Vulture conservationists, researchers and enthusiast all know this – …

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One more Egyptian vulture found poisoned in France

Photo by Eric Kobierzyck/LPO The League Pour la Protection des Oiseaux (LPO) …

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Bearded vulture and hydropower in the Swiss Alps – a good vote!

Photo Bruno Barthémy/VCF Switzerland is famous for its referenda – and also …

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Vet diclofenac in Europe- While the EU Commission drags its feet; the issue remains very much alive in the minds of Europeans.

The EU commission has recently clarified that it WILL send a request …

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Breeding population of Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus in Serbia slowly increasing

The 2014 griffon vulture population in Serbia totalled between 138 and 144 …

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Five Rueppell´s vultures observed together in Portugal

Photo Inigo fajardo/VCF On the 4th of August, a Portuguese birdwatcher (João …

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Three new bearded vulture pairs in the French Pyrenees!

Photo Bruno Barthémy/VCF The preliminary results of this year´s breeding season at …

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Now online: information and guidelines about the european black vulture captive breeding network (EEP)

Captive breeding can be a powerful for in situ conservation projects, namely …

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Bearded vulture reintroduction projects in Europe: 9 young released this year in 4 sites in Austria, Switzerland, France and Spain

VCF is recovering the species in Europe, but globally it is still …

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Bearded vulture uplisted from Least Concern to Near Threatened at global level in the 2014 IUCN bird red list update

Declines in Africa and Asia drove this change – the species is …

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