Observation cameras will optimize the raring of Black vultures in the Wildlife rehabilitation and breeding center of Green Balkans13.04.2018
Within the “Bright future for the Black vulture” project LIFE14 NAT/BG/649 in the Wildlife rehabilitation and breeding center a smart video observation system was installed in the reconstructed breeding aviaries of the Black vultures.
Bulgarian conservationists reported results from tracking Lesser kectrels and Sandwich terns that have reached Adriatic coast during their migrations.
An unusual love story from the home of the Black vultures in the Wildlife rehabilitation and breeding center – Green Balkans11.04.2018
It is the height of the breeding season in the Wildlife rehabilitation and breeding center and the breeding pairs are happy with their newborn offsprings. Experienced pairs from different species are taking good care of their chicks but the fortune is not that favourable to the Black vultures.
The Egyptian Vultures pair in the Green Balkans Wildlife Rescue Center is already in a breeding period!02.04.2018
The pair of Egyptian vultures in the aviaries of the Green Balkans Wildlife Rescue Center have been copulating for a second week now.
A few days ago a workshop entitled "Collaboration and Increasing of the capacity to prevent mortality of Vultures from Veterinary and Medical Products and Poisons" was held. The workshop was part of the activities of the projects "New Hope for the Egyptian Vulture" LIFE16 NAT/BG/000874 and "Conservation of the Black and Griffon Vultures in the Trans-border Regions of the Rhodopes" LIFE14 NAT/NL/000901.
New cases of dead Griffon vulture and Black vulture were registered in Rhodope mountains in March. The reasons about the two cases of death of rare birds in the Greek and Bulgarian parts of Eastern Rhodope are in process of investigation.
Last week experts of Green Balkans and BSPB visited the area of Potochnitsa, the Eastern Rhodopes in order to examine potential locations for the construction of an adaptation aviary for the release of Egyptian Vultures.
Lesser Kestrel Recovery in Bulgaria is a Green Balkans and partners’ initiative which is among the finalist in the Cross-border cooperation and Networking Category.
Schonnbrunn Zoo has become the second home of a Bearded Vulture hosted at the Wildlife Rescue Centre of Green Balkans.
Exactly seven days after the hatching of the first Bearded Vulture baby of 2018, the second chick of the single pair of Bearded Vultures in Bulgaria, kept at the Wildlife Rescue Centre of Green Balkans, has appeared.
After 5 years of hard work the Green Balkans’ team has successfully reintroduced the Lesser Kestrel, an extinct species, in Bulgaria’s nature.
Just before the end of 2017 the team of the Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Centre - Green Balkans had to part with one of our most devoted team members - Darren Weeks!
It has already become a tradition for Green Balkans NGO to support environmental education activities for kids from Dobrich region. Last Saturday it was turn of schoolchildren from Stefan Karadzha Primary School of Zhitnitsa village, municipality of Dobrich.
We have no knowledge of similar pictures of Lesser Kestrels in snowy conditions to have been taken anywhere else in Europe!
Just a few days ago reconstruction works for two aviaries - future home for Egyptian vultures - has started in the Wildlife Rescue centre.
This year the Lesser Kestrel returned from Africa, again ahead of spring!
Yesterday, the first chick for the year hatched at the Wildlife Rescue Centre, assisted by our team, and it is not a random bird but a Bearded Vulture!