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The Saker Falcon is breeding in Bulgaria again
09.07.2018
The Saker Falcon – a globally endangered species has returned as a breeder in Bulgaria. This is a tremendous success for the nature conservation community in the country, resulting from long-term joint efforts.   A team of the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB) discovered an ...
Imperial eagle’s nest has fallen down in the region of Sliven
04.07.2018
The rainy weather and storms this year affected not only the lives of people with floods and damage but also caused the destruction of the family home of the endangered Imperial eagles. This happened this Sunday, July 1, in the region of Sliven.   Because of the rain the huge nest has probably become too heavy and has collapsed with the three small eagles in it. Two o ...
The top five threats to birds may surprise you
26.06.2018
One in eight bird species is in danger of extinction – but what are the main factors driving their decline? They might not be what you think. Read about the five biggest threats to bird biodiversity, and what’s being done to combat them. The BirdLife latest report, State ...
 The number of the pairs of Imperial eagles in Bulgaria is now 29
14.06.2018
After three years of stagnation, the number of the pairs of the Imperial eagles in Bulgaria increased by one and already is 29. The newly-discovered pair not only changed the three-year trend without any change in the population but also with its choice of artificial nest crowned with success the BSPB action of installation of artificial nests in species-friendly habitats.   ...
The population of Imperial Eagles in Turkey is growing
12.06.2018
In May a team of the LIFE project “LAND for LIFE” together with representatives of Doğa Derneği, the partner of BirdLife International Turkey, visited all known nests of Imperial Eagles in European Turkey. During the monitoring were identified 34 occupied territories and was found new nest in the area of Istanbul. With it the known nests of the species in this ...
Land for LIFE at the Farmer Festival in Sofia on the occasion of the Natura 2000 Day
25.05.2018
The LIFE project "Land for LIFE" took part in the Farmer Festival in Sofia: "From our Farm - with love for you!" on the occasion of the Natura 2000 Day, which is celebrated every year in Europe on May 21st. Together with the Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation and WWF, we talked about the Natura 2000 areas, where many of the products come from for the Festival. A successful ...
Imperial eagle pairs are still 28
09.05.2018
28 – this is the number of the nesting Imperial eagles in Bulgaria for the fourth consecutive year. Despite the alarming information about two missing pairs in the Derventski vazvishenia Special Protection Area, two new pairs were found in the Sliven region. Thus, the total number of pairs remains unchanged. This is a testimony to the stability of the population, but at the same time i ...
Hundreds of families will learn more about the Imperial Eagle on the Familatlon feast
08.05.2018
On May 12, 2018, on the big meadow in the South Park in Sofia from 10.00 to 17.00 over 50 sports and leisure clubs will provide opportunities for hundreds of families to experiment with new experiences. There will be a team of the BSPB LIFE project “Land for LIFE”, which will introduce parents and children the globally endangered species - the Imperial Eagle, through ente ...
Success in the strengthening of the endangered colony of European souslik
18.04.2018
With the coming of spring, in early April, a team of the LIFE project “Land for LIFE”, carried out a study of the colony of European souslik that was strengthened in the summer of 2017. Last July, within the project, 96 representatives of the species were translocated for the conservation of a threatened with ext ...
A new artificial nest for Imperial Eagles was placed near Sliven
19.03.2018
In the beginning of February, a team and volunteers of the BSPB LIFE project “Land for LIFE” placed an artificial nest for Imperial Eagles in the area Kamenski Bair near Sliven. The nest is made up of branches and is placed on a high poplar tree. Its purpose is to help a breeding couple in the area whose traditional nest is half destroyed.   Generally, the ...