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Hope for the Griffon Vulture Egg from Tuzha

02.04.2017
You might remember that the first nesting of Griffon Vultures in the Central Balkan Mountains was documented in early March. The field assistant of the New Life for the Vultures LIFE14 NAT/BG/649 Project informed us that a pair of vultures was sitting on an egg in a nest. Read more..

Celebrating Bird day in Stara Zagora

02.04.2017
On 31/3/2017 the team of Green Balkans celebrated the Bird day in Stara Zagora together with “Zaharii Knyazhevski” Regional library. Guests of the event were near 50 kids from different schools and kindergardens in Stara Zagora. Read more..

Released in Sakar SPA

29.03.2017
A Peregrine Falcon is the latest patient that the Green Balkans’ Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Centre has cured and released into the wild.
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Illegal use of poisons in Kresna Gorge, Bulgaria, ruins 15 years of efforts for the return of Griffon Vultures in the region. Environmentalists appeal to institutions and citizens for urgent measures to save the colony in the gorge.

27.03.2017
Illegal use of poisons in Kresna Gorge, Bulgaria, ruins 15 years of efforts for the return of Griffon Vultures in the region. Environmentalists appeal to institutions and citizens for urgent measures to safe the colony in the gorge.
From March 12, 2017, the team of the Fund for Wild Flora and Fauna (FWFF), one of the partners of the project New life for vultures LIFE14 NAT/BG649, are witnessing the decimation of almost all birds from the newly established colony of Griffon Vultures in the region of Kresna Gorge. Read more..

The Saker Falcone returning activty

22.03.2017
The Wildlife rehabilitation and breeding center most often is related to reanimation, clinic, aviaries, baby feeding... This, however, does not quite cover the whole range of work that we do. Read more..

First nest of Griffon Vultures in Central Balkan Mountains

13.03.2017
The young birds surprised the team of Green Balkans, placing its nest on… the ground!
The vultures from the programme for the restoration of vultures in the Balkan Mountains sometimes present us with real surprises… Just like two of the birds, seen regularly near the vulture adaptation aviary at the village of Tuzha, Central Balkan. Yesterday, the field assistant of the Vultures Back to LIFE14 NAT/BG/649 Project informed us that there is pair of vultures sitting on an egg in a nest on the ground. The team of Green Balkans got quite confused as Griffon Vultures usually nest in remote cliffs high above the ground. Furthermore, the birds remaining in the area of release are mostly young, there are no nearby colonies in the mountains so we did not expect breeding attempts so soon. Read more..

Wild rescuers in the snow

26.01.2017
When the thick snow fells and is very romantic, high in the mountain, the roads are inaccessible, and the vultures from the adaptation aviary – very, very hungry. And then help arrives in the form of the “Bright Future for the Black Vulture” LIFE14 NAT/BG/649 project team with the aid of the young participants of the MoE’s “Student Practices” project.
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