Balkan Vulture Action Plan

Action Plan for the Recovery and Conservation of Vultures on the Balkan Peninsula and Adjacent Regions
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Griffon vultures release in Cyprus

Griffon vultures release in Cyprus

12/12/2013
The griffon vultures arrived from Crete
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Griffon vulture released in Bulgaria K5H

Griffon vulture released in Bulgaria K5H

03/12/2013
Spanish Griffon vulture released in Bulgaria shows up in France
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BVAP booklet published and available for download

BVAP booklet published and available for download

21/05/2013
"Vulture Conservation in the Balkan Peninsula and Adjacent Regions" - 10 YEARS OF RESEARCH AND CONSERVATION -
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“The Return of the Neophron”

“The Return of the Neophron”

01/01/2013
Urgent measures to ensure the survival of the Egyptian Vulture in Bulgaria and Greece (LIFE10 NAT/BG/000152)
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Vets Against Poison Seminar

Vets Against Poison Seminar

24/02/2012
Training seminar to increase veterinarians’ capacities on toxicological analysis of possible poisoned animals.
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Environmental Crime at Nestos Gorge, Greece!

Environmental Crime at Nestos Gorge, Greece!

22/02/2012
Six poisoned large raptors have been recovered in the vicinity of two shot feral (wild) horses in Nestos Gorge, Greece.
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3rd BVAP Workshop

3rd BVAP Workshop

14/05/2011
An important workshop for the conservation of vultures in the Balkan region took place from 11 to 13 May 2011
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Griffon vultures from Majorca to Bulgaria

Griffon vultures from Majorca to Bulgaria

14/06/2010
31 griffon vultures are transported from Majorca to Bulgaria
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Study on wool management in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Study on wool management in Bosnia and Herzegovina

18/02/2010
Report on the state and possibilities of commercialization of the autochthonous sheep wool in the Eastern Herzegovina
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Griffon vultures in a cave

Griffon vultures in a cave

08/02/2010
Near the cave there was a Griffon vultures colony that is abandoned at the moment.
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Pastoralism, an opportunity for eco-development

Pastoralism, an opportunity for eco-development

18/01/2010
Report on the state of pastoralism in Eastern Herzegovina (Mostar-Trebinje) and management proposals.
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Zlin Zoo donated a Griffon Vulture to Bulgaria

Zlin Zoo donated a Griffon Vulture to Bulgaria

11/11/2009
The bird was donated by Zlin Zoo, as this is the first Griffon Vulture hatched in the zoo.
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Griffon vulture presentation on Naxos island

Griffon vulture presentation on Naxos island

24/10/2009
In Village Filoti, Naxos Island (Greece) a presentation took place aiming to raise the awareness of the local shepherd
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Release cage in Central Balkan National Park

Release cage in Central Balkan National Park

21/10/2009
Opening of the release cage for adaptation of the Griffon vulture in Central Balkan National Park, Bulgaria
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VULTURE CONSERVATION FOUNDATION (VCF)

VULTURE CONSERVATION FOUNDATION (VCF)

07/09/2009
The FCBV and the BVCF merge to create the new VULTURE CONSERVATION FOUNDATION (VCF)
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First vulture transport from Spain to Bulgaria

First vulture transport from Spain to Bulgaria

21/07/2009
After much organisation and preparation, the transport of 18 griffon vultures from the Vulture Conservation Foundation
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Opening of the Ethno-house "Guvništa"

Opening of the Ethno-house "Guvništa"

07/07/2009
The first educational center for sustainable development in Kamena Gora, the municipality of Prijepolje
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Second round of Antidote Workshops

Second round of Antidote Workshops

15/07/2007
Second round of Antidote Workshops held in Macedonia, on 14th and 15th September 2006.
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Pair of Bearded Vultures

Pair of Bearded Vultures

18/09/2006
A pair of Bearded Vultures from Austria sent to the Wildlife Rescue Centre of Green Balkans, Bulgaria.
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2nd Special Workshop on the Egyptian Vulture

2nd Special Workshop on the Egyptian Vulture

22/08/2006
The 2nd Special Workshop on the Egyptian Vulture took place in Shtip, Eastern Macedonia, 29-30 july 2006.
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Training seminar for Balkan NGOs

Training seminar for Balkan NGOs

26/05/2006
From 15th - 20th of May a Training seminar for Balkan NGOs on restocking and reintroduction of vultures.
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A Seminar for training the volunteers

A Seminar for training the volunteers

12/05/2006
A Seminar for training the volunteers took place in the period from 26th until the 30th of April, 2006 in Kavadarci.
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A Seminar for vulture reintroduction

A Seminar for vulture reintroduction

24/04/2006
A Seminar for vulture reintroduction in Bosnia and Herzegovina was held in the first half of March.
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The Reintroduction Committee

The Reintroduction Committee

17/04/2006
The Reintroduction Committee of the Balkan Vulture Action Plan visited several potential reintroduction sites.
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