Bearded Vulture European Endangered Species Programme (EEP) Annual Report 2019

The Vulture Conservation Foundation (VCF) coordinates the Bearded Vulture Captive Breeding Network (EEP), which breeds the species in captivity for conservation purposes. Captive breeding has played an instrumental role in the restoration of the Bearded Vulture in areas where it went extinct. Today, captive-bred birds are released across several regions in Spain, France and the […]

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Second observation of a Bearded Vulture in the UK

Another young Bearded Vulture travelled vast distances and explored new areas! Bearded Vulture vagrancy usually occurs during late spring and early summer, when young individuals leave their mountain habitats and disperse, sometimes even breaking records like the time an individual visited the UK, which was the first-ever record of the species there. And now, another young […]

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Bearded vulture. Image by Gerhard Gellinger from Pixabay

Latest edition of Alpine Bearded Vulture news bulletin infoGipeto published

The return of the Bearded Vulture to the Alps was a result of dedication of passionate conservationists in countries across the the whole of the Alpine range demonstrating the importance of international cooperation to successful conservation projects, just like the birds themselves, the conservation of vultures know no borders. The international cooperation that was at […]

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