VULTURE RESEARCH

Using research techniques to better understand vulture behaviour and ecology to inform conservation actions

Apart from following vulture research outputs to inform current and future conservation strategies, the Vulture Conservation Foundation (VCF) staff and board members are leading scientists shaping vulture conservation research.

The VCF team has been researching vultures for years, contributing to many important studies that helped underpin vulture conservation in Europe and beyond. From conducting feasibility studies to inform reintroduction projects to tracking and analysing GPS data of hundreds of birds, we have researched a wide variety of vulture topics.

Research Reviews

The VCF team regularly reviews and summarises recent vulture articles of interest to vulture conservationists, researchers, and enthusiasts.

Check out our Research Reviews, which highlight key takeaways of research studies relevant to the species, covering various topics and different areas, including all continents where vulture species are present.

An overview of the European Vulture Conference

Four days, 72 talks, 34 posters, eight symposia, one great party, three …

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Day 2 of the European Vulture Conference

Another day full of fascinating talks and presentations has gone by here …

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Day 1 of the European Vulture Conference

After months of anticipation for the European Vulture Conference, it is finally here! …

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New study reveals amazing flexibility of migration among Egyptian Vultures

Adapted from a blog article written by Dr Steffen Oppel, RSPB What …

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Vulture Research Update: May 2019

Bearded Vulture (c) Hansruedi Weyrich In this research update we summarize articles …

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New article calls for standardised methods for monitoring vultures

A Griffon Vulture marked and fitted with a GPS transmitter as part …

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Vulture Research Update: October-November

Vulture Research Update: October-November

In this research update we summarise articles on the status of the …

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Research summary for August

In this month’s research update we summarize articles on the wildlife poisoning …

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Vulture research update, June-July 2018

In this month’s research update we summarise research articles on wind farm …

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Vulture research update, April-May 2018.

In this month’s research update we summarise articles on Egyptian vulture migration …

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Update on Vulture Research

Latest vulture science analysed: Movementsof Egyptian vultures in the Middle East and …

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New paper: Antibiotics found in carcasses left in vulture supplementary feeding sites in Portugal

 Antibiotics have been beneficial for human and animal health. However, an excessive …

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Why do foraging Spanish vultures stop at the border with Portugal? Because of different sanitary policies!

A new paper just published by Arrondo et al in the journal …

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