Wed

30

Sep

2015

Lead poisoning and bearded vultures in the French Alps –significant progress in the seminar this week at Annecy

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Sun

27

Sep

2015

The VCF will be tomorrow in Annecy co-leading a seminar on lead poisoning and bearded vultures

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Sat

26

Sep

2015

And he made it to Libya - Tobia the Egyptian vulture had already survived a night in Malta, now he landed in Misurata

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Fri

25

Sep

2015

Tobia the Egyptian vulture made it to Malta – and survived the ordeal, after having been guarded all night long by conservationists and the police!

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Thu

24

Sep

2015

The story of IFP – or how vulture conservation is really a transnational affair

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Wed

23

Sep

2015

The VCF was present in the meeting on Mediterranean Raptors held recently in Italy

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Tue

22

Sep

2015

Sara made it to the winter grounds – she is in Niger!

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Wed

16

Sep

2015

Seminar on lead poisoning and bearded vultures – Annecy (Haute Savoie, France), 28 September 2015

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Tue

15

Sep

2015

Egyptian Vultures wintering in Extremadura (Spain): a summary

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Sun

13

Sep

2015

One more griffon vulture shot in Lebanon – the Middle East continues to be a sink for vultures and other soaring birds

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Sat

12

Sep

2015

Sara made it to Libya!

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Thu

10

Sep

2015

Good breeding season for bearded vultures in the Alps – more pairs (34) and one more wild born chicks fledged (20) than last year

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Wed

09

Sep

2015

Agata drowns in the Mediterranean while Sara has crossed the Messina strait to Sicily – in the meantime 4 other captive bred Egyptian vultures were released in

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Tue

08

Sep

2015

New paper published on the role of supplementary feeding on the conservation of Egyptian vultures in France

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Sat

05

Sep

2015

Today it is the International Vulture Awareness Day, and VCF has a message - Ban killer drug diclofenac or Europe’s vultures may face extinction!

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Thu

03

Sep

2015

Spreading the word – vultures are beautiful, necessary and endangered! International Vulture Awareness Day, 5th September

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Wed

02

Sep

2015

Help spread awareness on vultures – share your vulture pictures with National Geographic!

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Thu

27

Aug

2015

News on the two captive bred Egyptian vultures released last week in Italy

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Tue

25

Aug

2015

Two captive bred Egyptian vultures released in Italy

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Sat

22

Aug

2015

The first baby Griffon Vulture born in the Balkan Mountains for almost a century baptized as Michel – a deserved celebration of one of VCF´s mentors

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Wed

19

Aug

2015

Vultures in West and Central Africa threatened by trade for bushmeat and fetish

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Mon

17

Aug

2015

Egyptian Vultures found breeding in Niger

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Sun

16

Aug

2015

New paper discusses supplementary feeding programs for European vultures, and makes recommendations for the management of vulture feeding sites

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Thu

13

Aug

2015

New paper published on risks of anti-parasitic veterinary products to bearded vultures

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Wed

12

Aug

2015

At least six black vultures found dead near waste treatment plant in central Spain

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Tue

11

Aug

2015

Fly Esperanza fly!

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Mon

10

Aug

2015

Bearded vultures in Corsica and in Crete – an update

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Sat

08

Aug

2015

Call for volunteers for the 2015 Alpine summering griffon vulture census – 22 August 2015

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Mon

03

Aug

2015

Another Egyptian vulture poisoned in Greece

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Sun

02

Aug

2015

New paper published on feather moult in bearded vultures

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Sat

01

Aug

2015

The bearded vulture in the French Pyrenees in 2014

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Fri

31

Jul

2015

Griffon with tongue protruding from the neck observed in France

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Thu

30

Jul

2015

The first wild bearded vulture chick to be born in southern Spain in the last 30 years already has a name: Esperanza (Hope)

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Wed

29

Jul

2015

Tizón is spending its first summer in Mauritania

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Sat

25

Jul

2015

Bearded vulture seen in Corfu- rare observation of this species in the Balkan Peninsula, where it is extinct

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Thu

23

Jul

2015

And it makes 15! Last young bearded vulture of the year to be released tomorrow in Andalucía

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Wed

22

Jul

2015

Name the first wild bearded vulture chick to be born in southern Spain in the last 30 years!

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Tue

21

Jul

2015

Proposed status changes for six species of African vulture

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Sun

19

Jul

2015

Poison and lead are the main cause of vulture deaths in the French Pyrenees

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Sat

18

Jul

2015

The view from the other VCF office

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Fri

17

Jul

2015

First black vulture chick hatched in the wild in southern Portugal for more than 40 years ringed and tagged

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Thu

16

Jul

2015

Captive breeding in the Egyptian vulture – a relevant conservation tool for future reintroduction or restocking projects?

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Wed

15

Jul

2015

Declaration from the workshop to develop a flyway action plan for the Egyptian vulture populations in the Balkans, Turkey, Central Asia & the Caucasus published

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Tue

14

Jul

2015

Restoring the bearded vulture across Europe – another great season! Most of the released young have now fledged

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Mon

13

Jul

2015

First bearded vulture to be born in the wild in Andalusia in the 21st century marked with GPS and rings

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Fri

10

Jul

2015

Planning towards safeguarding Egyptian vultures across the eastern Flyway (Balkans, Turkey & Central Asia, Middle East and Africa)

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Fri

03

Jul

2015

New success in captive breeding of the endangered Canary Islands Egyptian vulture (Guirre)

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