The Return of the Neophron project won the Natura 2000 Award

The LIFE project “ The Return of the Neophron ” won the Cross-border cooperation and Networking Award at the Natura 2000 Awards Ceremony in Brussels on 17 May 2018.   In...See more

Follow the flight of the endangered Egyptian Vultures on the World Migratory Bird Day

On May 14, the team of the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds and the Green Balkans tagged four young Egyptian vultures with satellite transmitters in Eastern Rhodopes. For nearly two...See more

Imperial eagle pairs are still 28

28 – this is the number of the nesting Imperial eagles in Bulgaria for the fourth consecutive year. Despite the alarming information about two missing pairs in the Derventski vazvishenia...See more

ECJ delivers victory for birds and nature in Bulgaria’s Rila Mountains

Today the European Court found Bulgaria at fault for not fully designating the Rila Mountains Important Bird Area (IBA) as a Special Protection Area under the Habitats Directive. This judgement...See more

Nature (in)Action Plan: EU countries lag behind

A year after a Commission ‘Action Plan’ stated EU governments should better implement nature protection rules, a new report assessing 18 EU countries shows that all 18 are dragging...See more

Extinction threat spreading to widespread, familiar birds, says new global report

Many bird species known for being widespread and common are now at risk of extinction: the Snowy Owl, Atlantic Puffin, Grey Parrot and European Turtle-dove are among the instantly recognisable...See more

Success in the strengthening of the endangered colony of European souslik

With the coming of spring, in early April, a team of the LIFE project “Land for LIFE” , carried out a study of the colony of European souslik that was strengthened in the summer of...See more

Testing a new method for Bulgaria to strengthen the population of the globally threatened Egyptian Vulture

In the middle of the week a team of the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds and Green Balkans placed three young Egyptian vultures in a special adaptation aviary in the area of...See more

The first maps from Bulgaria of the European Breeding Bird Atlas are ready

The data provision for the second edition of the European Breeding Bird Atlas is in its final stage. This is one of the largest initiatives to map the biodiversity of the Old Continent and...See more

A new artificial nest for Imperial Eagles was placed near Sliven

In the beginning of February, a team and volunteers of the BSPB LIFE project “Land for LIFE” placed an artificial nest for Imperial Eagles in the area Kamenski Bair near Sliven. The...See more