Bourgas welcomed the eagles of Bulgaria with a special event

09.08.2017

© Dimitar Gradinarov

On August 1, a team of the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds in the area in front of the Flora Exposition Center in Bourgas opens the art installation Life for the Eagles in Bulgaria” and organized a special event.
 

The art installation consists of six species of real eagles, which are rarely found in our country – the Imperial Eagle, the Lesser Spotted Eagle, the White-tailed Eagle, the Golden Eagle, the Booted Eagle and the Short-toed eagle.
 

The exhibition will remain in Burgas until August 20th.
 

BSPB initiates a petition for establishing “National eagles’ day” in Bulgaria. The date chosen is 27th of June. The aim is to remind for the unreplaceable role of these birds in nature through information campaigns and educational initiatives. BSPB addresses this proposition to the Minister of agriculture, food and forestry and the Minister of environment and water.  You can support the petition here.
 

The Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds also announced a photo competition entitled “Following the Eagle”.
 

The art installation, the event and the photo competition are part of the campaign "Life for the Eagles in Bulgaria", organized by the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB).
 

 More information about the campaign can be found at www.orlite.bg.
 

 The campaign “Life for the Eagles in Bulgaria” is organized within the projects “The Eagle’s Forests”, “Life for Safe Grid” and “Land for Life”, funded by the EU's LIFE Program and supported by the Executive Forests Agency. The campaign is organized on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the LIFE Program, the Habitats Directive and Natura 2000.

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