A record low rate of mortality among breeding pairs of Imperial eagles in 2016

The team of the LIFE project "Land for Life" reported a record low rate of mortality of nesting Imperial eagles - only 3.77%, which is the lowest for the last 10 years. For...See more

BSPB took part in the AEWA International field mission to Kazakhstan

From September 24 to October 7 this year, foreign experts from around Europe took part in a field mission in Kazakhstan under the auspices of AEWA Secretariat, which aimed to assess the...See more

Update on the tagged wild Egyptian vultures from Bulgaria and Greece

Since 2012, a total of 27 Egyptian vultures were tagged under The Return of the Neophron project (out of them 3 were captive-bred birds tagged in 2016). Currently only 7 birds are still alive:...See more

The first stage of the social study in the areas of the LIFE project Land for LIFE has finished

The first stage of the representative quantitative survey of the public opinion in key project NATURA 2000 areas has just finished. The socio-economic impact of the project was assessed in two...See more

Sad news about the migration of the captive-bred Egyptian vultures released in Bulgaria

In September, Regina, Lom and Elodie – the three captive-bred Egyptian vultures released in Bulgaria on 25 th of August, started their migration.   Two of the birds -...See more

“FOR THE BALKAN AND THE PEOPLE” Initiative: Bulgarian success story of the coexistence of nature and small local businesses

On 4 th October, Forum Business and Biodiversity: Opportunities in Natura 2000 will present a successful model for development of economically poor, but rich in biodiversity areas in Bulgaria....See more

5 years on-line monitoring of a wild nest of Egyptian vulture

In 2012, a team of the LIFE + project "The Return of the Neophron" installed a camera in a nesting niche of an Egyptian vultures’ pair near Provadia. Since then, every year this...See more

Successful first flights of the captive-bred Egyptian vultures in Bulgaria

Just few days after the first flight of the juvenile of the only wild pair of Egyptian vulture left in the region of Lomovete (NE Bulgaria), the hack of the three captive-bred fledglings was...See more

We’ll celebrate the International Vulture Awareness Day with events in Haskovo, Madzharovo and Ruse

Every first Saturday of September is dedicated to one of the most rapidly disappearing birds on the planet - vultures. If the main threats are not identified and resolved quickly and efficiently...See more

Habitat model for the Egyptian vulture in Bulgaria and Greece

The technical report “Habitat of the Egyptian vulture ( Neophron percnopterus ) in Bulgaria and Greece (2003-2014)”, developed under the LIFE+ project “The Return of the...See more
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