Vultures are magnificent birds that not only fulfill a vital function in our ecosystem, but are part of our culture and belong in the European skies. Don't let them disappear!

 

The Vulture Conservation Foundation is committed to conservation, restoration and protection of vultures as umbrella species for their natural habitats throughout Europe.

 

You can find the most recent news items below and the full list of news here>>

Tue

21

Aug

2018

Reintroduced bearded vultures exploring their new home in Maestrazgo

Alos perched on a cliff near the hacking nest after fledging
Alos perched on a cliff near the hacking nest after fledging
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Mon

20

Aug

2018

New study reveals the impact of illegal poisoning in Greece

Griffon vulture a victim of illegal wildlife poisoning in Greece, May 2018
Griffon vulture a victim of illegal wildlife poisoning in Greece, May 2018
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Sat

18

Aug

2018

Bulgaria's reintroduced cinereous vultures leave the nest

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Fri

17

Aug

2018

Two more Egyptian vultures released in Bulgaria in innovative experiment to test release techniques

One of the young captive-bred Egyptian vultures released in Bulgaria
One of the young captive-bred Egyptian vultures released in Bulgaria
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Thu

16

Aug

2018

Latest edition of the LIFE Re-Vultures newsletter

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Wed

15

Aug

2018

Lead ammunition banned from Maestrazgo – significant breakthrough in our most recent bearded vulture reintroduction project

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Tue

14

Aug

2018

The amazing wanderings of Griffon vulture F75

Griffon vulture in the skies over the  Hohe Tauern National Park (C) Richard Straub
Griffon vulture in the skies over the Hohe Tauern National Park (C) Richard Straub
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Mon

13

Aug

2018

Fighting illegal wildlife poisoning with the Balkan Anti-Poisoning Project

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Fri

10

Aug

2018

Second attempt at fostering Egyptian vulture chick in a wild nest

Young Egyptian vulture chick transported to wild nest for fostering
Young Egyptian vulture chick transported to wild nest for fostering
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Thu

09

Aug

2018

Another successful season comes to an end in our bearded vulture breeding season

Finja fledging from the nesting site.  (c)Franziska Loercher
Finja fledging from the nesting site. (c)Franziska Loercher
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Thu

02

Aug

2018

Wandering cinereous vulture in Bulgaria gives hope to the restoration of the species in the country

Cinereous vulture (C) Svetoslav Spasov
Cinereous vulture (C) Svetoslav Spasov
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Wed

01

Aug

2018

One month to go until International Vulture Awareness Day

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Tue

31

Jul

2018

First ever Portuguese cinereous vulture tagged 

Cinereous vulture Murtigão with a newly fitted GPS tag
Cinereous vulture Murtigão with a newly fitted GPS tag
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Fri

27

Jul

2018

Europe's largest vulture returns to Bulgaria

Staff from the Vulture Conservation Foundation and Green Balkans releasing the two young cinereous vultures at the release site
Staff from the Vulture Conservation Foundation and Green Balkans releasing the two young cinereous vultures at the release site
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Wed

25

Jul

2018

Tracking Egyptian vultures in the Douro region of Spain and Portugal

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