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Vultures [ 26.01.2010 ]
 




  • Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus) - due to unknown reasons the population of the species dramatacially decreases throughout Europe
    Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus) - due to unknown reasons the population of the species dramatacially decreases throughout Europe
  • Cinereous Vulture (Aegipius monachus) - a species, which no longer nests in Bulgaria
    Cinereous Vulture (Aegipius monachus) - a species, which no longer nests in Bulgaria
  • Cinereous Vulture (Aegipius monachus) - birds from Dadia, Northen Greece can be still seen in Bulgaria
    Cinereous Vulture (Aegipius monachus) - birds from Dadia, Northen Greece can be still seen in Bulgaria
  • Cinereous Vultures feed on the muscles and sinews of the dead animals, leaving the oragans and bones to the other vulture species
    Cinereous Vultures feed on the muscles and sinews of the dead animals, leaving the oragans and bones to the other vulture species
  • Cinereous Vultures at a supplementary feeding station
    Cinereous Vultures at a supplementary feeding station
  • Bearded Vulture (Gypaetus barbatus) - the symbol of Bulgarian nature conservation
    Bearded Vulture (Gypaetus barbatus) - the symbol of Bulgarian nature conservation
  • Today Bearded Vultures in Bulgaria can only be found in the Wildlife Rescue Centre in Stara Zagora
    Today Bearded Vultures in Bulgaria can only be found in the Wildlife Rescue Centre in Stara Zagora
  • Bearded Vulture (Gypaetus barbatus) in flight
    Bearded Vulture (Gypaetus barbatus) in flight
  • Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) - a species still nesting in Bulgaria
    Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) - a species still nesting in Bulgaria
  • ...but its population is limited to Eastern Rhodopes, while our project is aiming at restoring it as nesting in the Balkan Mountains
    ...but its population is limited to Eastern Rhodopes, while our project is aiming at restoring it as nesting in the Balkan Mountains
  • ..using Griffon Vultures kept in captivity so that they can adapt to the local environment, and then setting them free.
    ..using Griffon Vultures kept in captivity so that they can adapt to the local environment, and then setting them free.
  • An egg of the Griffon Vulture pair kept in the Widlife Rescue Centre in Stara Zagora
    An egg of the Griffon Vulture pair kept in the Widlife Rescue Centre in Stara Zagora
  • Griffon Vultures on the supplementary feeding site
    Griffon Vultures on the supplementary feeding site
  • Griffon Vultures feed on the soft internal tissues, leaving the muscles and sinews to the Cinereous Vultures
    Griffon Vultures feed on the soft internal tissues, leaving the muscles and sinews to the Cinereous Vultures
  • When feeding, Griffon Vultures do not keep hierarchy, but determine the most hungry one fighting
    When feeding, Griffon Vultures do not keep hierarchy, but determine the most hungry one fighting
  • The Griffon Vulture is among the largest birds of Bulgaria, with a wingspan of up to 2,7 m
    The Griffon Vulture is among the largest birds of Bulgaria, with a wingspan of up to 2,7 m
  • The Griffon Vulture is an indicator species - its presence means that the area is suitable for the rest of the vulture species
    The Griffon Vulture is an indicator species - its presence means that the area is suitable for the rest of the vulture species








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