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.

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22 jan

A new group of 28 “foreign” Griffon Vultures will support the return of Black Vulture in Bulgaria

At the end of 2017, the Wildlife Rescue Centre admitted 28 new Griffon Vultures. The birds will be used in the process of restoration of the much rare

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03 jan

For the first time a tagged Griffon Vulture, which has flown all the way from Spain has been confirmed in Bulgaria. Unfortunately, the bird was found dead near Ugarchin.

On December 18th 2017 the local hinting group brought to the Regional Inspectorate of Environment and Waters – Pleven the carcass of a Griffon V

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02 jan

A New Year – a new egg!

The very first hours of 2018 have brought a great joy to the team of Green Balkans with the laying of the first egg!

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18 dec

Observations of the vultures, tagged in “Vrachanski Balkan” Nature Park

As we have already informed you, in October and November 2017, 5 juvenile Griffon vultures in “Vrachanski Balkan” Nature Park were tagged,

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18 dec

The National Biodiversity Council ratified the three Vulture Management plans – Griffon vulture, Black vulture, Bearded vulture

The National biodiversity council ratified all the three action plans, proposed by the team of Green Blakans, the Wild flora and fauna fund and the So

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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.

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