The Vulture Conservation Foundation

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

 

Find out more about Our Work, our Vulture Conservation Projects and the our latest News

The Balkan Anti-Poisoning Project

The Balkan Anti-Poisoning Project is a cross-border initiative bringing together wildlife conservation organisations, governmental agencies and other stakeholder such as; hunting associations, farmers and scientists, in five Balkan countries to tackle illegal wildlife poisoning.

 

Keep up to date with the latest news and find out more about the project on the Balkan Anti-Poisoning Project page

Latest news from the Vulture Conservation Foundation

Tue

11

Dec

2018

Balkan Anti-Poisoning Project: Country in Focus - FYR Macedonia

Poisoned Egyptian vulture in FYR Macedonia
Poisoned Egyptian vulture in FYR Macedonia
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Mon

10

Dec

2018

Two young griffon vultures released back into the wild in Sardinia

Rescued Griffon vulture released in Sardinia with GPS transmitter (c) LIFE Under Griffon Wings
Rescued Griffon vulture released in Sardinia with GPS transmitter (c) LIFE Under Griffon Wings
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Sat

08

Dec

2018

Brilliant video of young Andalucían bearded vulture Gea learning to eat bones

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Fri

07

Dec

2018

Survey of Egyptian vultures in FYR Macedonia reveals the population has declined since 2014

Surveying Egyptian vultures in FYR Macedonia (c) Macedonian Ecological Society.
Surveying Egyptian vultures in FYR Macedonia (c) Macedonian Ecological Society.
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Thu

06

Dec

2018

Vulture Research Update: October-November

In this research update we summarise articles on the status of the world’s raptor and vulture species; a global review of vulture and condor tracking studies; and two articles that use GPS tracking data to study the movement patterns of bearded and Egyptian vultures.  

  

State of the world's raptors: Distributions, threats, and conservation recommendations. McClure et al. 2018. Biological Conservation

 

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Wed

05

Dec

2018

Bulgaria's cinereous vulture Ostrava heads off on winter migration

Ostrava in flight (C) FWFF
Ostrava in flight (C) FWFF
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Tue

04

Dec

2018

Balkan Anti-Poisoning Project: Country in Focus - Croatia

Dead Griffon vultures from a single poisoning incident with Carbofuran, on the Island of Rab, December 2004 (Kvarner Archipelago, Croatia). (C) Grifon – Birds of Prey Conservation Society
Dead Griffon vultures from a single poisoning incident with Carbofuran, on the Island of Rab, December 2004 (Kvarner Archipelago, Croatia). (C) Grifon – Birds of Prey Conservation Society
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