Tag: Eastern Rhodopes

Tagged black vulture from Greece makes a Bulgarian flyover

July 13, 2018  |  News

The journey of the juvenile bird offers hope that efforts to reestablish the black vulture as a breeding species in Bulgaria may ultimately be successful. It also highlights the importance of maintaining a well-connected network of vulture-friendly habitats.

A Vulture’s Voyage

March 13, 2018  |  News

The ongoing LIFE Vultures Project in Bulgaria and Greece has seen a number of black vultures tagged with GPS transmitters. Last year these showed one particular bird making a remarkable journey.

Рекорден за България брой розови фламинги в Източните Родопи

October 10, 2017  |  Uncategorized

Рекорден за  България брой розови фламинги бe установен в началото на седмицата на брега на язовир Студен кладенец,  Източните Родопи. Общо 53 птици са забелязани в района – 14 възрастни и 39 млади.  Екзотичните птици, които не се срещат често в страната, бяха регистрирани и заснети от експерт на фондация По-диви Родопи вчера.   Розовото … Continued

A day among the lords of the skies

April 13, 2017  |  Blog, LIFE Vultures news

Volen Arkumarev, a conservation officer with the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB), is working on the LIFE Vultures project. He recounts a record breaking griffon vulture monitoring session in the Rhodope Mountains.

Reaching out in the Rhodopes

March 24, 2017  |  LIFE Vultures news, News

Last week more than 30 participants took part in a second nature and vulture-related tourism development training session in the Eastern Rhodopes, organised by Rewilding Rhodopes and the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds.

Team Leader Profiles – Stoycho Stoychev, Rewilding Rhodopes

February 21, 2017  |  Blog

Situated at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, the Rhodope Mountains are a unique ecosystem with a rich biological heritage. For more than 20 years, Stoycho Stoychev has been working to preserve this place that he calls home; the Bulgarian has long been considered a champion for the conservation of local wildlife.

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