After the owls and barn-owls, storks in the yard also started their breeding season. Everyone is in a pre-nuptial euphoria but biggest enthusiasm is demonstrated by a couple that has its nest right on the ground… and close to the visitors’ alley. Read more..
A few days ago, a dead Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca) was received for examination at Green Balkans’ Rescue Center. Read more..
The first baby patient for 2010 at the Rescue Center is the squirrel Momo. Fortunately, it has no health problems but just found itself prematurely outside its hollow in Pleven. Read more..
On 27.03.2010 employees at border checkpoint Vidin ferry prevented the export of 2 birds from the extremely rare for Bulgaria species Bonelli’s eagle (Hieraaetus fasciatus) with fake documents. Read more..
Second consecutive participation of Green Balkans in the 15th Conference of the Parties (CoP15) of CITES – Doha, Qatar.16.03.2010
A Green Balkans representative attended as an observer the 15th Conference of the Parties (CoP15) of CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) which took place in Doha, Qatar from 13th March to 25th March 2010. Read more..
Surprisingly, this year the Wildlife Rescue Center was not overcrowded with Swans in distress, as it usually happens in winter. We hope the reason was the smaller number of injured Swans, rather than the decreased numbers of people willing to help. Read more..
The Wildlife Rescue Center completed successfully the project “Lesser Kestrel – no past, but future” funded by M-Tel EcoGrant. Read more..
At the height of winter the Rescue Center team takes care both of the hospitalized birds and those outside the Facility. Read more..
On February 7th, the Rescue Center met the dawn covered with snow. The unusually thick (20 cm plus) snow cover in Stara Zagora turned the Rescue Center yard into a snowy stage, where our patients toured in groups by species, waiting for the food. Read more..
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Late last week, a training seminar called “Propedeutics and basic principles of reanimation of rare and threatened wild birds – theory and practice” was implemented in the Wildlife Rescue Center. Read more..
Since the beginning of 2010, the most common reason for new patients of the Rescue Center has been poaching. Read more..