Chrysoula – an immature Cinereous Vulture, tagged in 2017 in Dadia-Lefkimi-Soufli Forest National Park in Greece, made her first trip outside Rhodopes. and it turned to be a long one – 3200 km for 17 days.
What’s kept us busy in making the Rhodope Mountains a wilder place
A dead Cinereous Vulture and a Golden Eagle have been recovered within a matter of days in February at the regional unit of Evros, in northern Greece, increasing the long list of rare and protected birds of prey that have been victims of human negligence. Both incidents occurred at a short distance from the protected area of Dadia-Lefkimi-Soufli Forest National Park.
Черен лешояд и скален орел станаха жертва на отровни примамки в североизточна Гърция през февруари. Птиците бяха открити в района Еврос в северна Гърция и вече са част от дългия списък от редки и защитени хищни птици, жертви на човешка небрежност.
Над 4300 броя водоплаващи птици от 22 вида бяха регистрирани на традиционното Среднозимно преброяване на водолюбивите птици във водоемите по долината на река Арда, Източните Родопи през почивните дни.
A dead Griffon vulture was found at a short distance from a wind turbine in the regional unit of Rhodope, in Thrace, Greece on September 26.
During the end of June seven vultures were successfully measured, biologically sampled and tagged with rings and wing tags in the Rhodope Mountains of Bulgaria. The tagging operation will add to the valuable data currently being used to support the recovery and territorial expansion of the birds.
Rewilding Rhodopes team welcomed a newborn bison last week. Both mother and the calf are doing well, with the team monitoring the bison family on a daily basis. At birth, calves are quite small, weighing between 15 and 35 kg.
The camp, held annually in the Rhodope Mountains rewilding area, saw young Bulgarians enjoy a range of conventional and unconventional activities.
For a third consecutive year we invite you to join the Kartali 2018 Nature Conservation Camp. The camp is organized within the frames of the project “Conservation of Black and Griffon Vultures in the Rhodopes”.
Black and griffon vultures were discovered dead in Rhodope mountains in Bulgaria in March. So far, the causes of the two deaths of rare birds in the Greek and Bulgarian parts of the Eastern Rhodopes are not confirmed.