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Hazardous power lines near Kotel killed another one Griffon vulture

18.12.2017

On December 1st after signal by a civilian, the corpse of a Griffon vulture was found in the region of Kotel city. A member of the Bright future for the Black vulture LIFE14 NAT/BG/649 project from the Wild Flora and Fauna Fund, immediately responded to the signal, who unfortunatelly confirmed that the bird was from the rare species.
 

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Forestation in December on a joint initiative of Green Balkans and Socotab EOOD

18.12.2017

On December 4th 2017 in Kresna gorge an initiative was held, during which 300 trees were planted. Members of the team of Bright future for the black vulture LIFE14 NAT/BG/649 project participated in the activity. Employees from the administrative team also had the possibility to take part and to learn more about the filed work for the vultures conservation, which is extremely important for their effectiveness and motivation for realization of the project aims.

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

18.12.2017

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 Society for protection of raptors and assessed them as three of the most significant plans for conservation of species of birds in Bulgaria, these are in particular – Griffon vulture, Black vulture and Bearded vulture.

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Sandwich terns with colour rings at Pomorie Lake

03.11.2017

During the past month the migration of Sandwich terns (Sterna sandvicensis) from the Black Sea is continuing to be intensive. At Pomorie Lake the numbers of feeding and roosting terns have been varying significantly – from 30 to 300. Several Sandwich terns marked with colour rings have been observed. Birds were hatched in the Pomorie Lake colony in the period 2010-2013 when in total more than 250 chicks were ringed during a study of their migration and life duration.
 

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11 Griffon vultures were tagged with transmitters, learn more about the travels of Alexis the vulture

24.10.2017