2012-11-14 - Successfull annual bearded vulture meeting 2012

The annual bearded vulture meeting of the Vulture Conservation Foundation was a great success. From the 10 to 11 November 2012, over 60 European vulture experts came together in Brunnen/Schwyz in Switzerland and presented and discussed recent findings from on-going vulture restoration and conservation projects. The detailed program can be found here>>

2012-09-08 - Announcement: Annual bearded vulture meeting 2012

We are very glad to anounce our next annual bearded vulture meeting of the alpine reintroduction project. This year the meeting will be held in Brunnen and Schwyz in Central Switzerland from the 10th to the 11th of November 2012! For more information: see here>>

2012-08-28 - The International Vulture Awarness Day is on the 1. Sept. 2012

The first Saturday of September every year is observed as International Vulture Awareness day by the Birds of Prey Programme (EWT-BoPP) of the Endangered Wildlife Trust, its partners and associates including provincial conservation bodies and several other NGOs involved in vulture research and conservation in South Africa. The purpose of this day is to create awareness of the continued plight of all vulture species and to highlight the work done by conservationists to monitor populations and implement effective measures to conserve these birds and their habitats.

For more information: Please visit >>

2012-06-30 : Lead poisoning - still a major thread for the Californian Condor

An actual article in the  the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that lead poisoning still prevents a sustainable recovery of the Californian Condor populations (s. article in LiveScience and original article in the  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ). 

2012-04-23 : News from satellite tagged bearded vultures

The Swiss Foundation Pro Bartgeier gives an update of three released bearded vultures which were equipped with satellite tags (see SardonaIngenius and Kira). On this site you will also find interactive maps on which you can follow the peregrinations of these and other bearded vultures that were released in Switzerland.


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