About the Project

Тhe Bright Future for Black Vulture LIFE14 NAT/BG/649 Project unites the efforts of five main partners from four European countries – Green Balkans – Stara Zagora and the Fund for Wild Flora and Fauna (FWFF) from Bulgaria, the Vulture Conservation Foundation (VCF) from the Netherlands, Junta de Extremadura from Spain and Euronatur from Germany.
It provides for the restoration of Black Vulture in Bulgaria through import and release of birds from Spain, improving the nesting conditions and food source, supporting local livestock breeders, limiting threats and developing national capacities.


Last news

15 sep

We have just released 14 Griffon Vultures from the aviary above Sliven

This week we opened the door of the vulture adaptation aviary so 14 of our Griffons can fly out when they decide they are ready. Another 6 birds will

31 jul

Balkan Green Belt Photo Contest 2017

“Balkan Green Belt” 2017 photo contest is organized by Green Balkans within a joint project implemented by the Bulgarian Biodiversity Foun

25 jul

LIVE DRONES spy for poisoning. PARIS and BARSA are the new against-poison “spy vultures” in Kresna Gorge

Recently our team has received five Griffon vultures, donated by Paris Zoo and Barcelona Zoo for the Reintroduction Program at Kresna Gorge.  The

17 jul

We Are Extending the Closing Date on the Balkan Green Belt Photo Contest

The holiday season is upon us, so Green Balkans extends the closing date for the photo competition  until 31 July.

13 jul

One more baby Griffon Vulture tagged in Kotel

One more baby Griffon Vulture was tagged on 05.07.2017 in Kotlenska planina. Volunteers of Green Balkans and interns, participating in the “Stud


Follow our vultures fitted with GPS/GSM transmitters live. The devices send us data on the exact location of the birds, helping us monitor their behavior and adaptation into the wild.