Wed

31

Mar

2021

New research reveals when, where, and why Egyptian Vultures are dying

Egyptian Vulture Released After Being Tagged with a Remote-Tracking Device in Armenia (c) Evan Buechley
Egyptian Vulture Released After Being Tagged with a Remote-Tracking Device in Armenia (c) Evan Buechley
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Tue

30

Mar

2021

Bearded Vulture chick travels to a new facility to be adopted by experienced foster parents

Bearded Vulture chick arrived at the zoo © Barbara Feldmann/ Schönbrunn Zoo
Bearded Vulture chick arrived at the zoo © Barbara Feldmann/ Schönbrunn Zoo
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Mon

29

Mar

2021

Second proven case of fatal lead poisoning for a Griffon Vulture in Bulgaria

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Fri

26

Mar

2021

Achieving a world-record: Guadalentín centre in Andalusia hatched the highest-ever number of Bearded Vulture chicks produced in a single breeding season

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Wed

24

Mar

2021

Express rescue mission rehabilitates, tags and releases Cinereous Vulture breeding adult in Salamanca (Spain)

Cinereous Vulture Jacinto released in Salamanca (c) José Jambas
Cinereous Vulture Jacinto released in Salamanca (c) José Jambas
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Tue

23

Mar

2021

Cinereous Vultures are demonstrating breeding behaviour in Bulgaria for the first time since their extinction nearly 30 years ago

Balkan and VCF Know-How — the first formed Cinereous Vulture pair in Bulgaria © Green Balkans
Balkan and VCF Know-How — the first formed Cinereous Vulture pair in Bulgaria © Green Balkans
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Sat

20

Mar

2021

New portal launched in Serbia to report bird suffering and respond in real-time

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Fri

19

Mar

2021

WATCH: Webcam live streams the daily life of a Cinereous Vulture pair nesting in Spain

The Cinereous Vulture pair with their egg © SEO BirdLife
The Cinereous Vulture pair with their egg © SEO BirdLife
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Thu

18

Mar

2021

More Critically Endangered vultures die in Guinea-Bissau one year following the biggest ever mass vulture mortality event in the world

Vulture carcasses from recent mass mortality incident © ODZH
Vulture carcasses from recent mass mortality incident © ODZH
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Wed

17

Mar

2021

One more Bearded Vulture translocated as part of the newest reintroduction project in Maestrazgo

Releasing the Bearded Vulture (c) Generalitat de Catalunya
Releasing the Bearded Vulture (c) Generalitat de Catalunya
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Tue

16

Mar

2021

Research review: New study reveals the importance of feeding sites and carcasses in the wider landscape for Griffon Vultures in Bulgaria and Greece.

Griffon Vultures in the Eastern Rhodopes © Bogdan Boev/ Rewilding Europe
Griffon Vultures in the Eastern Rhodopes © Bogdan Boev/ Rewilding Europe
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Thu

11

Mar

2021

Bearded Vulture chicks keep on hatching in captivity

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Wed

10

Mar

2021

Natural disaster in Bulgaria kills the reintroduced and paired Cinereous Vulture Marina

Marina's remains and GPS tag © FWFF
Marina's remains and GPS tag © FWFF
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Tue

09

Mar

2021

Poisoned to death: Only remaining Cinereous Vulture breeding colony in the Balkans loses two nesting birds

The two carcasses of the Cinereous Vultures ©Έλα Κρετ -WWF Greece
The two carcasses of the Cinereous Vultures ©Έλα Κρετ -WWF Greece
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Mon

08

Mar

2021

Griffon Vultures in the Eastern Rhodopes in Bulgaria reached more than 100 pairs

 Griffon Vulture in flight/ illustrative © Bogdan Boev/ Rewilding Europe
Griffon Vulture in flight/ illustrative © Bogdan Boev/ Rewilding Europe
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Fri

05

Mar

2021

The Vulture Conservation Foundation is hiring a Research Officer

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Thu

04

Mar

2021

The Spanish Cinereous Vultures arrived in Bulgaria and are already acclimatising to their new home!

Releasing the Cinereous Vultures in the acclimitisation aviary © Hristo Peshev/ FWFF
Releasing the Cinereous Vultures in the acclimitisation aviary © Hristo Peshev/ FWFF
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Wed

03

Mar

2021

Bearded Vulture breeding progress in Savoie is heading towards a record-high season!

Bearded Vulture in flight  © Hansruedi Weyrich
Bearded Vulture in flight © Hansruedi Weyrich
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Tue

02

Mar

2021

Portuguese Griffon Vulture returned to nature after surviving illegal shooting and lead poisoning!

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Mon

01

Mar

2021

Largest-ever Cinereous Vulture transport starts from Extremadura to Bulgaria to help reintroduce the species

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Fri

26

Feb

2021

Egyptian Vulture Fangueiro arrived in the Douro two months after its early return to Europe

Egyptian Vulture Fangueiro after release ©  Vulture Conservation Foundation
Egyptian Vulture Fangueiro after release © Vulture Conservation Foundation
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Thu

25

Feb

2021

For the first time, we are following the GPS movements of a juvenile wild-hatched Bearded Vulture from Italy

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Wed

24

Feb

2021

The Griffon Vulture returns as a breeding species in Morocco after 40 years of absence!

Griffon Vulture in flight/illustrative  © Nello Petito
Griffon Vulture in flight/illustrative © Nello Petito
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Tue

23

Feb

2021

A peek into the early days of a newly-hatched Griffon Vulture chick in Bulgaria

© Green Balkans
© Green Balkans
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Mon

22

Feb

2021

WATCH: Documentary recounts the work conducted in the scope of the LIFE Egyptian Vulture project in Italy and the Canary Islands

Egyptian Vulture Clint when he was a day old/ illustrative (c) CERM / LIFE Egyptian Vulture
Egyptian Vulture Clint when he was a day old/ illustrative (c) CERM / LIFE Egyptian Vulture
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Fri

19

Feb

2021

Dutch zoo Dierenrijk donates Griffon Vulture to the reintroduction project in Bulgaria!

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Thu

18

Feb

2021

Reintroduced in France, electrocuted in Italy: Young Bearded Vulture Palo-Pala meets tragic end

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Wed

17

Feb

2021

WATCH: Human keepers and Bearded Vulture mum rear newly hatched captive-bred chick in Andalusia

The Bearded Vulture chick was nicknamed 'Attenborough' in honour of the British naturalist © Pakillo Rodríguez
The Bearded Vulture chick was nicknamed 'Attenborough' in honour of the British naturalist © Pakillo Rodríguez
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Tue

16

Feb

2021

The breeding season of reintroduced Griffon Vultures in Bulgaria has already begun with the first incubating pairs observed

Griffons and a Cinereous Vulture recently photographed at Vrachanski Balkan © Hristo Peshev/ FWFF
Griffons and a Cinereous Vulture recently photographed at Vrachanski Balkan © Hristo Peshev/ FWFF
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Mon

15

Feb

2021

Griffon Vulture population in Cyprus remains stable according to latest census

Griffon Vulture photographed during the census © Eleni Karatzia/ Vulture Conservation Foundation
Griffon Vulture photographed during the census © Eleni Karatzia/ Vulture Conservation Foundation
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Sat

13

Feb

2021

Most recent GPS movements of 58 Bearded Vultures across seven important European regions

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

12

Feb

2021

Three Griffon Vultures released in Messolonghi symbolic of 1821 Greek liberation

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Thu

11

Feb

2021

Bearded Vultures in the Alps are busy with the new breeding season

Bearded Vultures in flight (c) Hansruedi Weyrich
Bearded Vultures in flight (c) Hansruedi Weyrich
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Wed

10

Feb

2021

Prepare for Cuteness Overload: Introducing Europe's first Bearded Vulture siblings of this breeding season

Hand-rearing the second chick in the first few days © Sigrid Kubka-Frey
Hand-rearing the second chick in the first few days © Sigrid Kubka-Frey
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Tue

09

Feb

2021

Bolivia has 35 less Andean Condors following suspected mass poisoning incident

One of the dead Andean Condors © Bioparque Urbano
One of the dead Andean Condors © Bioparque Urbano
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Sat

06

Feb

2021

LIFE with Vultures Cyprus objectives for 2021: Tackling vulture threats, improving food availability and restocking threatened population

Griffon Vulture Kostis in the aviary before its release © Eleni Karatzia/ Vulture Conservation Foundation
Griffon Vulture Kostis in the aviary before its release © Eleni Karatzia/ Vulture Conservation Foundation
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Fri

05

Feb

2021

First Griffon Vulture equipped with GPS tag as part of an innovative project to track illegal wildlife poisoning across seven Balkan countries

Releasing the tagged Griffon Vulture EXTREME back to the wild © FWFF
Releasing the tagged Griffon Vulture EXTREME back to the wild © FWFF
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Wed

03

Feb

2021

Most vulture mortality cases in the Douro between 2015-2019 related to illegal wildlife poisoning

Inspecting the remains of poisoned Egyptian Vultures in 2018 © ICNF
Inspecting the remains of poisoned Egyptian Vultures in 2018 © ICNF
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Tue

02

Feb

2021

Most recent results from the release techniques of captive-bred Egyptian Vultures in the Eastern Rhodopes

Egyptian Vulture Deni released through hacking © Egyptian Vulture New LIFE
Egyptian Vulture Deni released through hacking © Egyptian Vulture New LIFE
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Sat

30

Jan

2021

Progress review of LIFE with Vultures Cyprus

© Silvio A. Rusmigo
© Silvio A. Rusmigo
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Fri

29

Jan

2021

Meet Europe's first Bearded Vulture chick of 2021

The first Bearded Vulture chick that hatched Europe in 2021 © Hans Frey
The first Bearded Vulture chick that hatched Europe in 2021 © Hans Frey
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Thu

28

Jan

2021

At least 34 Critically Endangered vultures recently killed from suspected mass poisoning in India

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Wed

27

Jan

2021

Rescuing a young Griffon Vulture and live streaming a pair's breeding behaviour in the Eastern Rhodopes, Bulgaria

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Tue

26

Jan

2021

Bruma — another Cinereous Vulture rescued, tagged and released in Portugal

Release of Bruma © Rias
Release of Bruma © Rias
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Sat

23

Jan

2021

Meet Emslie's Vulture: The new vulture species identified from fossils in Cuba

Hypothetical reconstruction of Emslie's Vulture  (c) William Suárez
Hypothetical reconstruction of Emslie's Vulture (c) William Suárez
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Fri

22

Jan

2021

How do we boost Bearded Vulture breeding success in captivity to support conservation projects?

Marie Antoinette lays her third egg (c) VCF
Marie Antoinette lays her third egg (c) VCF
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Wed

20

Jan

2021

Wandering Bearded Vulture Pierro continues exploring unusual regions

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Tue

19

Jan

2021

French Egyptian Vulture Buoux that spent much of its life in captivity explores African wintering grounds for the first time

Buoux being rehabilitated © Danièle Bruchet
Buoux being rehabilitated © Danièle Bruchet
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Sat

16

Jan

2021

Raising awareness among local communities in North Macedonia to combat illegal wildlife poisoning

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Fri

15

Jan

2021

Research review: How scientific research has informed Andean condor conservation in South America

Andean condor (c) Gunnar Ries/Creative Commons
Andean condor (c) Gunnar Ries/Creative Commons
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Thu

14

Jan

2021

A Swiss Bearded Vulture resurfaced in Baronnies, France, after nearly two years since last observation

Bearded Vulture Mison recently photographed in Baronnies © G.Foilleret
Bearded Vulture Mison recently photographed in Baronnies © G.Foilleret
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Tue

12

Jan

2021

A record-high number of Griffon Vultures observed overwintering in the Balkan Mountains in Bulgaria

Griffon Vultures in the Balkan Mountains (c) FWFF
Griffon Vultures in the Balkan Mountains (c) FWFF
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Sun

10

Jan

2021

Bearded Vultures return to Granada, Andalusia, as a breeding species after half a century since their extinction

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Sat

09

Jan

2021

Saving Griffon Vultures in Bulgaria: Our partners rescue a wild bird and welcome the first egg of their captive breeding pair over the holidays

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Fri

08

Jan

2021

On a collision course: 16 Griffon Vultures killed by wind turbines in Aragon, Spain

Some of the Griffon Vultures that died from wind turbine collision in Aragon (c) ANSAR
Some of the Griffon Vultures that died from wind turbine collision in Aragon (c) ANSAR
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Thu

07

Jan

2021

Egyptian Vulture Fangueiro returns to Europe after spending only two months in Africa

Egyptian Vulture Fangueiro in flight after release and map of movements (c) Vulture Conservation Foundation
Egyptian Vulture Fangueiro in flight after release and map of movements (c) Vulture Conservation Foundation
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Tue

05

Jan

2021

A new president for the VCF: Daniel Hegglin hands over to Hans Pohlmann

Daniel Hegglin (left) and Hans Pohlmann (right)
Daniel Hegglin (left) and Hans Pohlmann (right)
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Fri

01

Jan

2021

Bearded Vulture "Vigo" is actually "Flysch" from Haute Savoie, and the full history of the bird now published in British Birds

The Bearded Vulture photographed at Howden Moors, UK  © Will Bowell
The Bearded Vulture photographed at Howden Moors, UK © Will Bowell
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