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Partners Assembly 2019 of the “Egyptian Vulture New LIFE” project in Aqaba, Jordan

16.04.2019
Between 2 and 4th of April 46 participants from 23 organizations from three continents – Europe, Asia and Africa gathered in Aqaba, Jordan, for Partners Assembly 2019 of the LIFE project...See more

EuroBirdPortal releases an online viewer that follows birds on the move across Europe

10.04.2019
Yesterday, in the framework of Bird Number 2019 , the EuroBirdPortal (EBP) releases the LIVE version of its viewer: now up-to-date bird movements that take place across Europe are just one...See more

100% of Bulgarian IBAs are in Natura 2000 since “Rila buffer” SPA was designated as repoonse of ECJ ruling since 2018

28.03.2019
Yesterday, 27 March 2019, a new Special Protection Area (SPA) was adopted by the Bulgarian Council of Ministers, which cover lower part of Rila Mountain, at the periphery of Rila National Park....See more

New online camera and photo traps will connect us with the life of the Egyptian vultures

28.03.2019
A new online camera will transmit directly from the wild nest of the Egyptian vulture pair from Provadia, Bulgaria. The previous camera, which has been connecting us with the live of the...See more

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