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Bearded vulture shot and killed in the French Pyrénées Atlantiques

One would think that direct persecution and the shooting of vultures was …

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The bearded vulture breeding season has just started!

During the lasts weeks almost all pairs of bearded vultures in the EEP (ex-situ …

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New scientific paper uncovers significant decline in Southern Africa’s bearded vultures

A recently published paper (Krűger et al, 2013, Bird Conservation International: Trends in …

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VCF and Junta de Andalucía work together to help the griffon restocking project in Bulgaria

Following a request from the NGO Green Balkans, who is leading a …

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Black vulture shot in Lebanon. Middle East continues to be a sink for vultures and other soaring birds

The indiscriminate, widespread and intense killing of vultures, eagles and other birds …

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Celebrating the comeback of the mountain king in the Annual Bearded Vulture Meeting

Exactly one hundred years (and eleven days, to be more precise…) after …

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The 2013 annual bearded vulture meeting in Aosta was a great success

The 2013 annual bearded vulture meeting in the regional news (in Italian). …

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VCF in the news – Spanish black vultures going to France (in Spanish)

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Spain gives 6 more black vultures to the French reintroduction project VCF organised the logistics and the transport

Six black vultures (Aegypius monachus) were transported this weekend by a team from …

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Summer is just over – but for bearded vultures the breeding season is now starting!

The fall migration is still in full swing, but for bearded vultures …

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Black Vulture reintroduction project in France register more successes – first breeding in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region!

The Black Vulture is the only vulture species that went extinct in …

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SEO/BirdLife develops precious tool in the fight against poison

The use of poisoned bait is one of the predator-control methods most …

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More Rüppell’s Vultures Gyps rueppellii seen in Portugal

Following the tagging of a Rüppell’s vulture in Portugal last June (see …

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VCF founder receives Dutch Royal distinction

The Dutch royal family has granted Mr. Jan Louwman and Mrs. Hanneke …

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The Egyptian vulture population in Andalusia stabilizes at 25 pairs

The Consejería de Medio Ambiente y Ordenación del Territorio of the Junta de Andalucía has informed …

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Results of the annual census of summering Griffon Vultures in the Alps are out: 1800+ birds!

Griffon vultures are gregarious birds, with both breeding and non-breeding vultures usually …

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Zoo de Lille and Éspace Rambouillet organize fundraising events for the VCF

The Zoo de Lille and the Éspace Rambouillet have kindly organized fundraising …

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Longevity record for wild griffon vultures broken

On the 6th of May 1996 a griffon vulture chick was ringed …

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Tagged Ruppel´s vulture moves from Portugal to France

The Rüppell’s Griffon Vulture (Gyps ruppellii) that had been found starved in …

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Eurasian Black Vulture chick raised successfully in Antwerp Zoo

This summer, Antwerp Zoo (Belgium) has enriched its exhibition with the addition …

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