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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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Egyptian Vultures bred again in Malaga province (Spain)

After some year’s absence, the Egyptian Vulture bred again this Spring-Summer in …

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Egyptian Vultures using tools – new photos

The use of tools by animals has always fascinated the human mind. …

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Massive poisoning of vultures reported from Africa

Poisoning is the major threat affecting vultures worldwide – and the main …

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Live the challenges that the Egyptian vulture has to face through a new computer game!

An original game, entitled Life of the Egyptian Vulture, has been released …

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Expedition to Albania finds only 8 pairs of Egyptian Vulture

A decade ago, it was estimated that up to 20 pairs of …

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More and more Black Vultures are appearing in the Italian Eastern Alps

Presence of Black and Egyptian Vulture in the Italian Eastern Alps In …

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Importance of Protected Areas for the reintroduction of bearded vultures in the Alps – poster

Bearded vultures went extinct in the Alpine chain in the beginning of …

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Two new residents in the Vercors

Two young bearded vultures, one born in the Schönbrunn Zoo in Vienna, …

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Rüppel’s Griffon Vulture wing tagged in Portugal

By Alfonso Godino & Catarina Machado The Rüppell’s Griffon Vulture (Gyps ruppellii) …

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After an incredible voyage through middle Europe, Bernd the bearded vulture decides to go alone…

In the last few weeks bearded vulture researchers and enthusiasts have followed …

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