Results from the nest guarding in Bulgaria and Greece from 2012 to 2015

The nest guarding programme implemented under the project “ The Return of the Neophron ” aimed to prevent direct threats to Egyptian vulture nests such as disturbance, nest robbing and...See more

Results from the individual supplementary feeding of the Egyptian vulture

The individual supplementary feeding is a pilot conservation action in which mobile teams of field assistants of the LIFE project “The Return of the Neophron” regularly provide small...See more

Monitornig of breeding birds in Albania

Teams of Bulgarian Society for Protection of Birds (BSPB)/ BirdLife Bulgaria, in colaboraion with PPNEA , started the monitoring program of breeding birds in the three Key Biodiversity Areas...See more

Spring welcomes the first Egyptian vultures on the Balkans

This year, Meteora welcomed the first Egyptian Vulture for 2016 in the Balkans. The first bird was observed on the 17th of March by a local livestock breeder flying above his stable, probably...See more

Human activities are the main cause of mortality for the Egyptian vultures in the Balkans

Since 1997, a total of 73 dead Egyptian Vultures have been recorded , out of which in 61 cases the reason of death has been confirmed or the source considered reliable. Human-induced reasons of...See more

New Imperial Eagle’s nest found in Southeastern Bulgaria

A team of the BSPB LIFE project “Land for Life” discovered a new nest of Imperial Eagles in the area of Derventski vazvishenia. The newly formed pair of adult birds has taken the...See more

How the “King of the skies” loses his kingdom on the ground

Say the word ‘eagle’ and the associations that come to mind are ‘soaring’, ‘majestic’, ‘eagle eye’ and ‘king of the skies’....See more

With satellite transmitter in Africa - current location of the tagged Egyptian vultures

At this time, out of all the tagged juveniles (18) only three continue to transmit a signal. Unfortunately some of the others died while some stopped sending data of their whereabouts....See more

Volunteer to save the Egyptian Vulture 2016

The iconic Egyptian Vulture is the most rapidly vanishing bird of prey in Europe. Your help is needed to secure its future. Volunteers from across the world are invited to carry out monitoring and...See more

Mid-winter waterfowl census in Albania

In January a team of BSPB took part in the census of waterfowl in Albania. This year, under the project "Land of eagles and castles" for the first time the census was attended by...See more
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