Tue

31

Mar

2020

Research review: Intensive monitoring reveals interesting parenting behaviours of Egyptian Vultures during the nesting cycle

Egyptian Vultures (c) Bruno Berthemy
Egyptian Vultures (c) Bruno Berthemy
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Mon

30

Mar

2020

Reintroduced Cinereous Vulture Extremadura killed by electrocution in Bulgaria

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Sun

29

Mar

2020

Research review: New study illustrates how larger vulture species and older individuals are most dominant when competing at carcasses

Cinereous and Griffon Vultures (c) Bruno Berthemy
Cinereous and Griffon Vultures (c) Bruno Berthemy
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Sat

28

Mar

2020

The journey of Cinereous Vulture Brínzola comes to a tragic end after a year of many adventures

Rescuing Brínzola (c) Egil Ween
Rescuing Brínzola (c) Egil Ween
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Fri

27

Mar

2020

Four Egyptian Vultures are back on our radar - will they migrate back to Europe?

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Thu

26

Mar

2020

Bearded Vulture Adonis returned to Grands Causses and paired...with another male

Bearded Vulture Adonis photographed in August (c) Florian Durand
Bearded Vulture Adonis photographed in August (c) Florian Durand
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Wed

25

Mar

2020

Watch: From extinction to recolonisation to reproduction - the return of the Cinereous Vulture in Portugal

Cinereous Vulture (c) Bruno Berthemy
Cinereous Vulture (c) Bruno Berthemy
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Tue

24

Mar

2020

Cinereous Vultures started mating in Bulgaria again!

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Mon

23

Mar

2020

Bearded Vulture hatches in Picos de Europa for the first time in nearly seven decades

Bearded Vulture pair/illustrative (c) Hansruedi Weyrich
Bearded Vulture pair/illustrative (c) Hansruedi Weyrich
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Sat

21

Mar

2020

Watch: The final push - the hatching of a Bearded Vulture chick

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Fri

20

Mar

2020

Prevent poisoning: leave lead ammunition to history

Bearded Vulture (c) Hansruedi Weyrich
Bearded Vulture (c) Hansruedi Weyrich
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Thu

19

Mar

2020

Life, vultures and COVID19 – we live in a brand-new world

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Thu

19

Mar

2020

GPS tracking of Griffon Vultures helps prepare a better future for scavenger birds in the Côa Valley

Griffon Vultures (c) Juan Carlos Munoz/Rewilding Europe
Griffon Vultures (c) Juan Carlos Munoz/Rewilding Europe
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Wed

18

Mar

2020

Operation "Save chick Ryan": transportation of Bearded Vulture before Spain's COVID-19 lockdown

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Tue

17

Mar

2020

A letter from 1791 takes us back in time to see how the Bearded Vulture was perceived in Switzerland during that period

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Mon

16

Mar

2020

Griffon Vultures in Messolonghi, Greece, tagged with GPS transmitters to track their movements and help tackle wildlife poisoning

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Sun

15

Mar

2020

IUCN's Vulture Specialist Group position on the role of vultures in disease transmission

Bearded Vulture (c) AmandaGuercio
Bearded Vulture (c) AmandaGuercio
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Sat

14

Mar

2020

Research review: A review of secondary pentobarbital poisoning in scavenging wildlife, companion animals and captive carnivores

Griffon Vulture feeding (c) Bruno Berthemy
Griffon Vulture feeding (c) Bruno Berthemy
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Fri

13

Mar

2020

Two reintroduced Bearded Vultures observed and identified in the wild again

Gerlinde (c)  Romain Barou
Gerlinde (c) Romain Barou
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Thu

12

Mar

2020

Bearded Vulture chicks in Andalucia are hatching both in the wild and in captivity!

Ochoa - the fourth Bearded Vulture chick to hatch in Guadalentin in 2020
Ochoa - the fourth Bearded Vulture chick to hatch in Guadalentin in 2020
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Wed

11

Mar

2020

The Cinereous Vulture Barnabie has a new mission in life

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Tue

10

Mar

2020

Egyptian Vulture Faia is the first LIFE Rupis bird to safely cross the Strait of Gibraltar on her way back home this spring

(c) VCF
(c) VCF
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Mon

09

Mar

2020

The seventh edition of La Plume du Life, the LIFE GypConnect newsletter, released

Bearded Vulture (c) Bruno Berthemy
Bearded Vulture (c) Bruno Berthemy
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Sun

08

Mar

2020

New records for the rare Cinereous Vulture in the Central Balkan and Vrachanski Balkan

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Sat

07

Mar

2020

Griffon Vulture with transmitter found dead in the Eastern Rhodopes

(c) Nikolay Terziev/ BSPP
(c) Nikolay Terziev/ BSPP
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Fri

06

Mar

2020

Recent illegal wildlife poisoning in Serbia kills birds and mammals

(c) BPSSS
(c) BPSSS
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Thu

05

Mar

2020

Vulture conservation disaster in Guinea Bissau is nearing 1000 vulture fatalities

The Critically Endangered Hooded vulture seems to be the most affected species from this incident © Jacob Bahar
The Critically Endangered Hooded vulture seems to be the most affected species from this incident © Jacob Bahar
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Wed

04

Mar

2020

Intentional poisoning of wildlife is now a crime in Albania

(c) AOS
(c) AOS
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Tue

03

Mar

2020

#WorldWildlifeDay: Together we can save vultures - how the Bearded Vulture is returning to its former range in Europe

Bearded Vulture in flight (c) Hansruedi Weyrich
Bearded Vulture in flight (c) Hansruedi Weyrich
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Sun

01

Mar

2020

Get to know Mort - the vulture protagonist of this new children's book

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Sat

29

Feb

2020

Possibly the highest Bearded Vulture nest at almost 5000 metres altitude discovered in the Himalayas

The highest Bearded Vulture nest officially recorded (c) Cesáreo Punzano/Francisco Montoro
The highest Bearded Vulture nest officially recorded (c) Cesáreo Punzano/Francisco Montoro
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Fri

28

Feb

2020

A vulture conservation disaster: over 600 vultures dead across Guinea-Bissau with death toll continually increasing

Dead Hooded vulture/illustrative © André Botha
Dead Hooded vulture/illustrative © André Botha
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Thu

27

Feb

2020

Watch what it takes to breed a Bearded Vulture in captivity

(c) VCF
(c) VCF
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Wed

26

Feb

2020

The VCF at the CoP13 of the Convention for Migratory Species

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Tue

25

Feb

2020

The Griffon Vultures in the Eastern Rhodopes reached nearly 100 pairs

Griffon Vultures © Plamen Dobrev
Griffon Vultures © Plamen Dobrev
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Mon

24

Feb

2020

Vulture winter wonderland in the ‘Sinite Kamani’ Nature Park

Vulture aviary (c) Green Balkans
Vulture aviary (c) Green Balkans
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Sat

22

Feb

2020

The latest addition to the captive Bearded Vulture family - say hello to BG1057

Bearded Vulture BG1057 (c) Hansruedi Weyrich
Bearded Vulture BG1057 (c) Hansruedi Weyrich
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Fri

21

Feb

2020

Research review: New study demonstrates that human-modified landscapes increase mortality risk for Griffon Vultures

Griffon Vulture in flight (c) Oliver Burton
Griffon Vulture in flight (c) Oliver Burton
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Thu

20

Feb

2020

Vulture MsAP Strategic Implementation Plan Launched

African White-backed Vulture (c) Andre Botha
African White-backed Vulture (c) Andre Botha
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Wed

19

Feb

2020

How LIFE GypConnect is reintroducing the Bearded Vulture to Baronnies

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Tue

18

Feb

2020

Griffon Vulture pair laid a second egg in Green Balkans' centre!

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Sun

16

Feb

2020

Guidelines for feeding Bearded Vultures in captivity are now also available in Bulgarian and Russian

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Sat

15

Feb

2020

Recent wildlife poisoning in Croatia left many animal casualties

The dead Golden eagle (c) BIOM
The dead Golden eagle (c) BIOM
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Fri

14

Feb

2020

Mass poisoning causes a heavy blow to the largest colony of Griffon Vultures in mainland Greece

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Thu

13

Feb

2020

Yet another Portuguese Cinereous Vulture returned to the wild after rescue and rehabilitation

(c) RIAS
(c) RIAS
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Wed

12

Feb

2020

More fallow deer released in the Eastern Rhodopes to help improve the natural food availability for vultures

(c) Stefan Avramov
(c) Stefan Avramov
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Tue

11

Feb

2020

Results from the first Griffon Vulture census of the decade in Cyprus

The rescued Griffon Vulture Nepheli was observed roaming the skies during the census (c) Eleni Karatzia/VCF
The rescued Griffon Vulture Nepheli was observed roaming the skies during the census (c) Eleni Karatzia/VCF
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Mon

10

Feb

2020

The fascinating travels of the young Griffon Vulture T89

Griffon Vulture T89 ins flight (c) HOS/BirdLife Greece
Griffon Vulture T89 ins flight (c) HOS/BirdLife Greece
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Sat

08

Feb

2020

Sign the petition to help protect Egyptian Vultures in Aragon (Spain)

Egyptian Vulture in flight (c) Bruno Berthemy
Egyptian Vulture in flight (c) Bruno Berthemy
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Fri

07

Feb

2020

Watch directly from the nest the Bearded Vulture pair from Valsavarenche during this breeding period

The pair at the nest (c) Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso
The pair at the nest (c) Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso
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Thu

06

Feb

2020

The Griffon Vultures at the Green Balkans' Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Centre were given the chance to lay a second egg

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Wed

05

Feb

2020

Meet Kobe - the first captive-bred Bearded Vulture chick of the season!

Meet Kobe - the first Bearded Vulture chick that hatched in captivity this season (c) VCF
Meet Kobe - the first Bearded Vulture chick that hatched in captivity this season (c) VCF
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Tue

04

Feb

2020

Griffon Vultures colonised Mallorca and joined the resident Cinereous Vultures – a novel project now studies the consequences of this phenomenon

Griffon Vultures and Cinereous Vultures feeding in Mallorca (c) Manuel de la Riva
Griffon Vultures and Cinereous Vultures feeding in Mallorca (c) Manuel de la Riva
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Mon

03

Feb

2020

Highlights from the Anti-Poisoning and Wildlife Crime in Albania workshop

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Sat

01

Feb

2020

Live nest cameras: a peek inside the lives of three Griffon Vulture breeding pairs in Israel

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Fri

31

Jan

2020

An unlikely pairing: Rüppell's Vulture breeding with Griffon Vulture in Spain

An adult Rüppell's Vulture carries nesting material to a Griffon Vulture breeding colony, Malaga, January 2020 (c) Noel Hohental
An adult Rüppell's Vulture carries nesting material to a Griffon Vulture breeding colony, Malaga, January 2020 (c) Noel Hohental
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Thu

30

Jan

2020

Attracting Cinereous Vulture pairs in Kotel Mountain

Cinereous Vultures at Kotel Mountain (c) Hristo Peshev/FWFF
Cinereous Vultures at Kotel Mountain (c) Hristo Peshev/FWFF
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Wed

29

Jan

2020

Restoring Bearded Vulture populations in nature requires help from zoos

Bearded Vulture pair BG672 & BG576 at Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt
Bearded Vulture pair BG672 & BG576 at Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt
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Tue

28

Jan

2020

Results from the three methods used to release captive-bred Egyptian Vultures in the Eastern Rhodopes in 2019

(c) Yana Nikolova
(c) Yana Nikolova
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Mon

27

Jan

2020

The breeding season for the Cinereous Vulture pair in the Green Balkans' rescue centre has begun

The pair at the centre
The pair at the centre
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Sun

26

Jan

2020

Missing Cinereous Vulture Bessie found dead after collision against power lines

Cinereous Vultures Arpín and Bessie (on the right) when they were a pair (c) GREFA
Cinereous Vultures Arpín and Bessie (on the right) when they were a pair (c) GREFA
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Sat

25

Jan

2020

Research review: Technical-scientific order for the analysis of the diet of Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus) in the Douro Canyon

Egyptian Vulture (c) Pilar Oliva
Egyptian Vulture (c) Pilar Oliva
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Thu

23

Jan

2020

More Egyptian Vultures tagged with GPS transmitters in Ethiopia and new insights into the threats they face revealed

© Volen Arkumarev
© Volen Arkumarev
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Wed

22

Jan

2020

Brilliant photograph of an encounter between Bearded Vulture Carmen and Griffon Vulture in Barronies

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Tue

21

Jan

2020

Prison, fine and hunting disqualification for a hunter who poisoned four vultures in Spain

Dead Griffon Vulture/illustrative (c) Jovan Andevski/ VCF
Dead Griffon Vulture/illustrative (c) Jovan Andevski/ VCF
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Mon

20

Jan

2020

Griffon Vulture pair lays the first clutch of the year in Sardinia

First Griffon Vulture clutch of 2020 (c) LIFE Under Griffon Wings
First Griffon Vulture clutch of 2020 (c) LIFE Under Griffon Wings
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Sat

18

Jan

2020

The 2019/20 Bearded Vulture breeding season in the Alps is off to an early start

Bearded Vulture (c) Hansruedi Weyrich
Bearded Vulture (c) Hansruedi Weyrich
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Fri

17

Jan

2020

What duties do Egyptian Vulture pairs share during the breeding period?

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Thu

16

Jan

2020

Weak Griffon Vulture rescued in the Var (France)

© Marine Steinmann
© Marine Steinmann
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Wed

15

Jan

2020

Released Egyptian Vulture Kate found dead in Western Sicily after spending only two months on the island

Kate photographed by Carmelo Fiore during her stop in Calabria
Kate photographed by Carmelo Fiore during her stop in Calabria
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Tue

14

Jan

2020

Necropsy performed on two Griffon Vultures in Bulgaria

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Mon

13

Jan

2020

The Stolen Wildlife Campaign just released the second series of awareness photographs

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Sun

12

Jan

2020

The GPS movements of the first-ever wild Portuguese Cinereous Vulture tagged stopped. What happened?

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Sat

11

Jan

2020

The Bearded Vulture breeding trio in Ecrins laid an egg for the 3rd consecutive year

The breeding trio in Ecrins © Cathy Ribot/Envergures alpines
The breeding trio in Ecrins © Cathy Ribot/Envergures alpines
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Fri

10

Jan

2020

Competition: Win a GPS tag - suitable for Griffon or Cinereous Vultures

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Thu

09

Jan

2020

Cinereous Vulture in Spain killed by ingesting illegal poisoned bait

Cinereous Vulture in flight/illustrative (c) Joe A Doublet
Cinereous Vulture in flight/illustrative (c) Joe A Doublet
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Wed

08

Jan

2020

Gulper, ripper and scrapper: anatomy of the neck in three species of vultures

Griffon Vulture & Cinereous Vulture (c) Bruno Berthemy, Hooded Vulture (c) Janette BM
Griffon Vulture & Cinereous Vulture (c) Bruno Berthemy, Hooded Vulture (c) Janette BM
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Tue

07

Jan

2020

Five feeding sites built in the Greek part of Rhodope Mountains as part of LIFE Re-Vultures

After 9 months of operation, 10 Griffon Vultures, 5 Cinereous Vultures and Egyptian Vulture pair have been recorded.
After 9 months of operation, 10 Griffon Vultures, 5 Cinereous Vultures and Egyptian Vulture pair have been recorded.
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