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World’s only tool-using vulture risks being lost forever

12.03.2019
Hailed for its intelligence and majesty, the Egyptian Vulture was admired and worshipped throughout history. But decimated by poisoning, electrocution and illegal trophy hunting, the bird that...See more

Safe Passage Granted to Redbreasts in Kalmykia in the Spring!

27.02.2019
Recently we received great news from our Project partners in Russia – the Government of Republic of Kalmykia has closed the spring hunting in 2019! In October last year the LIFE for Safe...See more

Expedition in Ethiopia revealed important information about the wintering population of the Egyptian vulture

27.02.2019
In January 2019, a joint expedition of BSPB, RSPB, BirdLife Africa, EWNHS, SCF, NCF and APLORI, under the support of the local experts and authorities, was held in Ethiopia under the frame of the...See more

Seven more Egyptian vultures tagged with GPS-GSM satellite transmitters in Ethiopia

05.02.2019
Chuupa , Ardi, Kero, Fentale, Ertale, Lucy and Alimera – these are the seven Egyptian vultures recently trapped by our team in Ethiopia. All birds were equipped with 30g solar powered...See more

CHUUPA - The First Egyptian Vulture Tagged in Metehara, Ethiopia

24.01.2019
After few days of iron patience under the heat, preparations and efforts, it was exactly during the spiritual culmination of the Ethiopian Orthodox Epiphany, that the first Egyptian vulture was...See more

Vulture Killer Powerline Found in Metehara, Ethiopia

19.01.2019
Electrocution and collision with energy infrastructure is among the major suspected mortality causes for the Egyptian vulture in its wintering grounds. To evaluate the magnitude of this threat...See more

In Memoriam

27.12.2018
At the end of December, Tanyu Mitchev – a founding member and first President of BSPB passed away.   The past year will remain forever in the history of Bulgarian ornithology...See more

Film about the raptor census in Sarimazi, Turkey 2018

18.12.2018
In September a team from the Bulgarian Society For the Protection of Birds ( BSPB ), Doğa Derneği (BirdLife International Turkey) and RSPB counted 813 Egyptian vultures, over 10,000...See more

Results from the release of captive-bred Egyptian Vultures in the Eastern Rhodopes in 2018

06.12.2018
This year, under the “Egyptian Vulture New LIFE” project three methods were applied for the release of captive-bred Egyptian Vultures to strengthen the endangered population of the...See more

The largest events related to migratory waterbirds conservation start in Durban

04.12.2018
Today starts one of the largest events related to migratory waterbird conservation – The seventh session of the Meeting of the Parties (MOP7) to the African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement...See more