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.

 

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The European Vulture Conference 2019

For four days in October we will be bringing together scientists, conservationists and the public in the Algarve, Portugal for an international congress looking at the latest research and conservation of vultures in Europe and beyond, in our first European Vulture Conference.

Latest news from the Vulture Conservation Foundation

Fri

17

May

2019

Mass poisoning nearly wipes out Griffon Vulture population in Golan Heights

Eight Griffon Vultures found poisoned in the Golan Heights (c) Dudu Pils/Israel Nature and Parks Authority
Eight Griffon Vultures found poisoned in the Golan Heights (c) Dudu Pils/Israel Nature and Parks Authority
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Thu

16

May

2019

Bearded Vulture releases continue in LIFE GYPCONNECT project in France on Saturday 18 May

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Wed

15

May

2019

Prof. Ran Nathan, pioneer of understanding the ecology of vulture movements, is one of our headline speakers at the European Vulture Conference 2019

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Mon

13

May

2019

The continued adventures of the reintroduced Bulgarian Cinereous Vultures

A camera trap photo of the curious reintroduced Cinereous Vultures of Bulgaria who take apart camera traps
A camera trap photo of the curious reintroduced Cinereous Vultures of Bulgaria who take apart camera traps
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Sun

12

May

2019

Three captive-bred Bearded Vultures released into the wild in France kicking off the 2019 Bearded Vulture Release Season

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Fri

10

May

2019

Europe’s largest vulture spotted in Belgium & Holland after an epic journey from Spain

Cinereous Vulture Brínzola spotted in Belgium (c) Wouter Van Gasse
Cinereous Vulture Brínzola spotted in Belgium (c) Wouter Van Gasse
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Thu

09

May

2019

Three young Egyptian Vultures are on their way to freedom in Bulgaria

A young Egyptian Vulture donated by Jerez Zoo in Spain being transported to the Green Balkans Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre ahead of its release into the wild (c) Green Balkans
A young Egyptian Vulture donated by Jerez Zoo in Spain being transported to the Green Balkans Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre ahead of its release into the wild (c) Green Balkans
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