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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Thu

29

Nov

2018

Bearded vulture Mia has become the first vulture in the world to have a artificial limb

MIa 3.5 months after her operation
MIa 3.5 months after her operation
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Thu

29

Nov

2018

Balkan Anti-Poisoning Project: Country in Focus - Greece

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Wed

28

Nov

2018

Five more cinereous vultures reintroduced in the southern Alps in France

Cinereous vulture Léa at the relase site in Gorge du Verdon © Dominique Jacquemin
Cinereous vulture Léa at the relase site in Gorge du Verdon © Dominique Jacquemin
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Tue

27

Nov

2018

The 24th Meeting of the French Vulture Network

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Mon

26

Nov

2018

Latest news from the Maestrazgo bearded vulture reintroduction project

Alòs seen in the Pico d 'Urbión in November
Alòs seen in the Pico d 'Urbión in November
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Fri

23

Nov

2018

New VCF study estimates over 2,300 vultures have died as a result of being poisoned in the Balkan Peninsula over the last 20 years

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Thu

22

Nov

2018

New research review reveals the extent of lead contamination in wild vultures.

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Wed

21

Nov

2018

A great success for Egyptian vultures breeding in Greece in the 2018 breeding season but threat of poisoning is real

Breeding pair of Egyptian vultures in Meteora (c) D.Vavylis HOS/BirdLife Greece
Breeding pair of Egyptian vultures in Meteora (c) D.Vavylis HOS/BirdLife Greece
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Tue

20

Nov

2018

Griffon vultures Arda and Kaya take a remarkable jounrey south from the Eastern Rhodope Mountains

(c) BSPB
(c) BSPB
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Mon

19

Nov

2018

New artificial nests built in Eastern Rhodope mountains for cinereous vultures

(C)VERA ALEXEYEVA
(C)VERA ALEXEYEVA
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Fri

16

Nov

2018

Bearded vulture spotted at supplementary feeding station in France with missing talons and digits

(c) LPO Aude
(c) LPO Aude
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Thu

15

Nov

2018

Poison strikes in the Douro canyon, killing adult breeding Egyptian vultures

Inspecting the remains of the poisoned Egyptian vultures (c) ICNF
Inspecting the remains of the poisoned Egyptian vultures (c) ICNF
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Wed

14

Nov

2018

Breeding season is under way for the bearded vulture

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Tue

13

Nov

2018

Multiple raptors, including vultures, continue to be killed by electrocution

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Mon

12

Nov

2018

Field trips for the Annual Bearded Vulture Meeting 2018

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Sun

11

Nov

2018

Day Two of the Annual Bearded Vulture Meeting 2018

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Sat

10

Nov

2018

Day One of the Annual Bearded Vulture Meeting 2018

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Fri

09

Nov

2018

Over 140 delegates have joined us for the Annual Bearded Vulture Meeting 2018 in Cazorla, Spain

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Wed

07

Nov

2018

Young cinereous vulture tagged and released back into the wild in the French pre-Pyrenees

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Tue

06

Nov

2018

Working to save vultures in the Balearics

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Mon

05

Nov

2018

More Bearded Vultures On The Move thanks to your help!

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Thu

01

Nov

2018

Remarkable spotting of bearded vulture migrating from Europe across the Bosphorous

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Wed

31

Oct

2018

Latest Egyptian vulture census of Albania reveals a new occupied territory

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Tue

30

Oct

2018

#Bred4theWild -bearded vulture conservation in South Africa

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Mon

29

Oct

2018

Fighting illegal wildlife poisoning in Serbia

Griffon vulture poisoned in Kresna Gorge in the neighbouring Balkan country of Bulgaria
Griffon vulture poisoned in Kresna Gorge in the neighbouring Balkan country of Bulgaria
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Sat

27

Oct

2018

Over 800 Egyptian vultures counted in Turkey on their migration

Raptors, including Egyptian vultures migrating south to their wintering grounds
Raptors, including Egyptian vultures migrating south to their wintering grounds
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Fri

26

Oct

2018

Captive-bred Egyptian vultures released in the Balkans reach wintering grounds

Akaga spotted traveling on her migration
Akaga spotted traveling on her migration
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Thu

25

Oct

2018

Egyptian vultures Rupis and Douro reached their wintering grounds 

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Wed

24

Oct

2018

Island hopping and heading east - the latest travels of Bulgaria's cinereous vultures - updates

Ostrava in the Kotel Mountains (C) Hristo Peshev/FWFF
Ostrava in the Kotel Mountains (C) Hristo Peshev/FWFF
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Tue

23

Oct

2018

The VCF is looking for two consultants to help us improve internal management processes and our human resources systems

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Mon

22

Oct

2018

Results from the 2018 griffon vulture Alpine census - 1873 birds counted

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Sat

20

Oct

2018

22 year old Griffon vulture visits supplementary feeding station in Portugal

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Fri

19

Oct

2018

Join us for the 2018 Annual Bearded Vulture Meeting - Cazorla, Spain

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Fri

19

Oct

2018

New research article reveals harmful exposure to lead in four avian scavengers in Switzerland

(C) Hansruedi Weyrich
(C) Hansruedi Weyrich
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Thu

18

Oct

2018

Bearded vultures on the Move – mission accomplished!

(c)  Hansruedi Weyrich
(c) Hansruedi Weyrich
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Wed

17

Oct

2018

Catching up with Spanish bearded vultures Alòs and Amic

Alòs spotted in la Rioja region
Alòs spotted in la Rioja region
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Wed

17

Oct

2018

Latest newsletter of the IUCN Vulture Specialist Group

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Tue

16

Oct

2018

16 threatened birds- including the bearded and cinereous vultures, have much better chances in Europe now

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Tue

16

Oct

2018

First five Bearded Vultures are on the Move

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Mon

15

Oct

2018

Understanding and tackling the electrocution and collision threats to vultures - Andalusia seminar

Young Egyptian vulture perrched on an electricity pylon
Young Egyptian vulture perrched on an electricity pylon
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Mon

15

Oct

2018

2017/2018 bearded vulture breeding season in the Alps – a new record in the number of couples but productivity has decreased

Young bearded vulture in flight (C) Keystone
Young bearded vulture in flight (C) Keystone
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Sat

13

Oct

2018

Two males looking for a new home – 2 bearded vultures on the move who need your help

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Fri

12

Oct

2018

The extraordinary 170km flight of Griffon vulture Kvarner

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Thu

11

Oct

2018

Riga - one of the 3 cinereous vultures reintroduced in Bulgaria a few weeks ago, made it to Western Greece after a flight across the Balkans

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Wed

10

Oct

2018

A pair of young bearded vultures in love and looking for a new home in the Ukraine

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Tue

09

Oct

2018

Population of griffon vultures increases in Sardinia - read all about it in the latest LIFE Under Griffon Wings newsletter

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Mon

08

Oct

2018

Dead Griffon vulture emphasises the need for proper site selection of wind farms in Thrace, Greece

The spot that the dead Griffon vulture was found. (C) WWF Greece
The spot that the dead Griffon vulture was found. (C) WWF Greece
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Wed

03

Oct

2018

Why is #CountingBeardedVultures important?

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Tue

02

Oct

2018

Czech Zoo visitors helping to protect Europe’s rarest vulture

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