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The Egyptian Vulture pair in the Green Balkans Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Centre has an egg!

The Egyptian Vulture pair in the Green Balkans Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Centre has an egg!

09.04.2019
Recently we told you about the Egyptian Vulture pair in the Green Balkans Rescue Centre and their first copulations for the year.

And now we can share the news of their first layed egg. It came along at the end of the past week, when after one of her long stays in the nest the female bird got up and we clearly saw the egg. We are reminding the pair is part of the activities of the '

Egyptian Vulture NEW LIFE project (LIFE16 NAT/BG/000874), and the male bird was gifted to us by our friends at the Sofia Zoo. For a second consecutive year the pair has eggs, and during the last one they even managed to raise their first hatchling!

The aim of breeding these birds in aviaries is to help the natural population of the species by releasing more young birds in the wild. And so, we are hoping to have more interesting information to share soon about this and the other Egyptian Vulture families in the Centre.