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Bearded vulture breeding season: First chick! See the video

The first chick of the 2013-2014 bearded vulture breeding season was born ...
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Watch the bearded vultures in Vanoise National Park live

A webcam is again bringing us live the antics of a wild ...
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Tamarán, the first ever Canarian Egyptian vulture bred in captivity, flies strong in Fuerteventura

Ten weeks after its release in Fuerteventura, Tamarán is seemingly well adapted ...
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Croatian griffon vultures fly far and wide

The picture emerging from the recently published Croatian Bird Migration Atlas is ...
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Update on the Black vulture reintroduction project in Catalunya – 7 pairs, three fledglings, and 30 individuals in 2013

The black vulture reintroduction project in Catalunya – led by the Departament d’Agricultura, ...
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The end of an era – historical bearded vulture pair in Alpenzoo Innsbruck – Tirol (Austria) died

One of the oldest, and most important, pairs of bearded vultures in ...
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VCF adds its voice to conservationists in Southern Africa that ask for a serious evaluation of impacts of pre-approved wind farm in Lesotho

Development could further endanger the Southern Africa’s rare bearded vultures Globally, two ...
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Great start of the year at La Garenne Zoo

The captive bearded vulture pair at Zoo La Garenne (Switzerland) – one ...
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Lead still threatening the Californian condor… and the bearded vultures in the Alps!

The article below gives a poignant report on how lead from hunting ...
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Black vultures reach historical record in Extremadura

The breeding population of black vultures nesting in Extremadura (western Spain) has ...
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International Bearded Vulture observation days – first results

The international bearded vulture observation days were a success, despite low visibility ...
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VCF in the New Year – 3 great successes and 3 challenges for the future

Following a short break, the VCF is back to work for vultures ...
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46 cape griffon vultures found poisoned in South Africa. Latest in a string of poisoning incidents that proves that this threat is decimating vultures across the African continent

In recent months there have been increasing reports of widespread use of ...
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Spanish bearded vulture researcher gets prize from University of Berne

The 2013 Prize for Environmental Research was awarded to Dr. Antoni Margalida, ...
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New film online

The Swiss Foundation for the Conservation of the Bearded Vulture (ProBartGeier) has ...
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First Griffon vultures released yesterday in Cyprus to restock the small island population. The last batch of griffon vultures had arrived from Crete two weeks ago

Griffon vultures are on the verge of extinction in Cyprus, with only ...
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First-ever captive breeding of the endangered Canary Islands Egyptian vulture Neophron percnopterus majorensis

The Egyptian vulture is a globally endangered species, which has been declining ...
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Griffon vulture released in Bulgaria shows up in France

For the first time ever, a griffon vulture released in Bulgaria, as ...
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Another mass poisoning of vultures in Africa – 37 white-backed vultures dead in Zululand, South Africa

In recent years there have been increasing reports of widespread use of ...
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Young Egyptian vultures from the Balkans suffer high loss during their first migration – would they fare differently if they travelled with adults? Data suggests that the overland route

As part of the LIFE+ project “The return of the Neophron” (LIFE10 ...
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