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Mon

21

Jan

2019

Shocking killing of a rare Cinereous Vulture shot dead in Lebanon

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Fri

18

Jan

2019

Wild Bearded Vultures get the 2018/19 breeding season off to an early start

Bearded Vulture during the breeding season in the Alps (c) Hansruedi Weyrich
Bearded Vulture during the breeding season in the Alps (c) Hansruedi Weyrich
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Thu

17

Jan

2019

How did a GPS transmitter from a Cinereous Vulture end up on the beach in St-Tropez?

The GPS transmitter attached to one of the Cinereous Vultures released at Parcs Naturel Regional Baronnies provençales
The GPS transmitter attached to one of the Cinereous Vultures released at Parcs Naturel Regional Baronnies provençales
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Wed

16

Jan

2019

More details announced for our Balkan Vultures Anti-Poisoning Workshop in Serbia in April

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Tue

15

Jan

2019

Great results from the Bearded Vulture Breeding Season 2017/18 and our exciting plans for releasing birds in 2019

Bearded Vulture breeding pair incubating their clutch at the Green Balkans Wildlife Rescue Centre
Bearded Vulture breeding pair incubating their clutch at the Green Balkans Wildlife Rescue Centre
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Mon

14

Jan

2019

Fighting illegal wildlife poisoning on the Balkan Peninsula

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Fri

11

Jan

2019

Balkan Anti-Poisoning Project: Country in Focus - Serbia

 Dead Griffon Vulture, poisoned with kreozan in Trešnica gorge, Serbia, 20/06/2008 (c) Bratislav Grubač
Dead Griffon Vulture, poisoned with kreozan in Trešnica gorge, Serbia, 20/06/2008 (c) Bratislav Grubač
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Thu

10

Jan

2019

Introducing Team VCF competing in The Champions of the Flyway 2019

Team VCF during Champions of the Flyway 2017
Team VCF during Champions of the Flyway 2017
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Wed

09

Jan

2019

Portuguese Parliament discusses tomorrow the banning of fatal veterinary medicine diclofenac to protect the nation’s vultures

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Tue

08

Jan

2019

A great start to the Bearded Vulture breeding season

Bearded Vulture Keno incubating her two eggs at the Guadalentín Specialised Breeding Centre in Andalucía, Spain
Bearded Vulture Keno incubating her two eggs at the Guadalentín Specialised Breeding Centre in Andalucía, Spain
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Mon

07

Jan

2019

Balkan Anti-Poisoning Project: Country in Focus - Bosnia and Herzegovina

Newspaper article from 1991 reporting the mass poisoning of Griffon Vultures in Blagaj
Newspaper article from 1991 reporting the mass poisoning of Griffon Vultures in Blagaj
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Fri

04

Jan

2019

Abricot, the Great Wanderer, spotted on camera after an absence of two year

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Thu

03

Jan

2019

The International Bearded Vulture Monitoring Network 2017 Annual Report

Young captive-bred Bearded Vultures released at a hacking site (c) Hansruedi Weyrich
Young captive-bred Bearded Vultures released at a hacking site (c) Hansruedi Weyrich
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Wed

02

Jan

2019

The most popular vulture conservation stories of 2018

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Mon

31

Dec

2018

Bringing partners together in Greece to discuss illegal wildlife poisoning

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Fri

28

Dec

2018

Cinereous Vulture Murtigão photographed in southern Portugal

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Thu

27

Dec

2018

December newsletter from Bearded Vulture news in the north Pyrenees

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Mon

24

Dec

2018

Merry Christmas from the Vulture Conservation Foundation

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Fri

21

Dec

2018

Join us in Serbia for the Balkan Vulture Anti-Poisoning Workshop in April 2019

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Thu

20

Dec

2018

11 more Griffon Vultures released in Sardinia helping boost the population

Griffon Vulture released in Sardinia on 11 December 2018 (c) LIFE Under Griffon Wings
Griffon Vulture released in Sardinia on 11 December 2018 (c) LIFE Under Griffon Wings
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Wed

19

Dec

2018

Bearded Vulture Calandreto travels back to the Massif Central after a summer in the Pyrenees - the connection is one step closer!

Bearded Vulture Calandreto photohraphed in Aragon (C)Jean Antonio Sesé
Bearded Vulture Calandreto photohraphed in Aragon (C)Jean Antonio Sesé
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Tue

18

Dec

2018

Balkan Anti-Poisoning Project: Country in Focus - Albania

Dead Egyptian Vulture found poisoned (c) BSPB
Dead Egyptian Vulture found poisoned (c) BSPB
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Mon

17

Dec

2018

Griffon Vulture shot in Montenegro: vultures continue to be persecuted

Griffon vulture Perun (c) Beli Visitor Centre and Griffon Vulture Rescue Centre
Griffon vulture Perun (c) Beli Visitor Centre and Griffon Vulture Rescue Centre
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Fri

14

Dec

2018

Results from the Bulgarian experiment testing release methods of captive-bred Egyptian vultures

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Thu

13

Dec

2018

First clutch of the bearded vulture breeding season laid by pair in Andalucía

Bearded vulture breeding pair Joseph and Keno
Bearded vulture breeding pair Joseph and Keno
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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 suggests 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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Mon

03

Dec

2018

Conclusions from the Annual Bearded Vulture Meeting 2018

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