The Vulture Conservation Foundation

The Vulture Conservation Foundation is committed to conservation, restoration and protection of vultures as umbrella species for their natural habitats throughout Europe.

 

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Latest news from the Vulture Conservation Foundation

Tue

13

Jul

2021

Young Bearded Vulture Bavaria and Wally successfully take their first flight into the Bavarian Alps

Bavaria after her first flight © Richard Straub/ LBV
Bavaria after her first flight © Richard Straub/ LBV
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Sat

10

Jul

2021

Grands Causses welcomes one more Bearded Vulture as part of the LIFE GypConnect reintroduction project

Left: Peyre as a chick  © VCF / Right: Peyre ready for release with the mayor © LPO Grands Causses
Left: Peyre as a chick © VCF / Right: Peyre ready for release with the mayor © LPO Grands Causses
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Thu

08

Jul

2021

The spread of misinformation as a new challenge for vulture conservation

Griffon Vultures feeding on a carcass © Bruno Berthemy
Griffon Vultures feeding on a carcass © Bruno Berthemy
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Tue

06

Jul

2021

Wildlife Crime Academy: using CSI and forensic science to solve wildlife crimes across 9 countries

© Wildlife Crime Academy/ Vulture Conservation Foundation
© Wildlife Crime Academy/ Vulture Conservation Foundation
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Tue

29

Jun

2021

Donna Elvira and BelArosa recently became the 50th and 51st Bearded Vultures reintroduced in the Swiss Alps 

Donna Elvira © Hansruedi Weyrich
Donna Elvira © Hansruedi Weyrich
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Sun

27

Jun

2021

Cáceres Farmer receives a hefty penalty for intentionally poisoning sheep to kill vultures

Dead Griffon Vulture/illustrative © Jovan Andevski/ VCF
Dead Griffon Vulture/illustrative © Jovan Andevski/ VCF
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Thu

24

Jun

2021

DEAD OR DYING: Nearly 100 vultures fall victim to suspected mass poisoning in Castilla y León (Spain)

 A veterinarian tends to one of the affected vultures © JCYL
A veterinarian tends to one of the affected vultures © JCYL
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