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The Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds will celebrate its upcoming 30th anniversary with a new visual identity
29.09.2017
As its 30th anniversary approaches, The Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds changes its image with a brand new logo. The logo keeps the iconic for the organisation Egyptian vulture from the original one, but the bird is now a heavily stylized and in flight. The new emblem keeps the previous blue shade, but also allows for the interchanging of several other colours ...
The eagles of Bulgaria fly in the center of Plovdiv
13.07.2017
From 12th to 20th of July 2017 in Tsar Simeon's Garden in Plovdiv the eagles of Bulgaria can be observed in real size, thanks to the art installation of the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds and with the assistance of EP Yug. The art installation consists of six species of real eagles, which are rarely found in our country – the Imperial Eagle, the Lesser Spotted Eagle, ...
BSPB initiates a petition for establishing “National eagles’ day” in Bulgaria
11.07.2017
BSPB initiates a petition for establishing “National eagles’ day” in Bulgaria. The date chosen is 27th of June. The aim is to remind for the unreplaceable role of these birds in nature through information campaigns and educational initiatives. BSPB addresses this proposition to the M ...
One of the most mysterious mammals in Bulgaria was captured for the first time in 40 years
13.06.2017
During field studies of experts from BSPB (Dr. Nedko Nedyalkov and Dr. Georgi Popgeorgiev), held in Sakar area on June 10, 2017, an adult female Roach's Mouse-tailed Dormouse (Myomimus roachi) was caught. The species is one of the rarest and enigmatic mammals in Bulgaria and Europe. This is the first capture of this species for the last 40 years in Bulgaria, with the previous ca ...
Green Awards ceremony honours exceptional LIFE projects
02.06.2017
Outstanding LIFE projects from the programme's 25-year history were celebrated at the Green Awards ceremony in Brussels on 30 May. A special edition of the annual LIFE awards, the Green Awards singled out projects that have had remarkable effects on the EU's natural environment and in creating green jobs and boosting green growth over the past quarter century. Among them was ...
55 farmers participated in the meetings for presentation of the Guide for Sustainable Management of Grasslands
17.05.2017
55 farmers participated in information meetings organized by the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB) in Yambol, Bolyarovo, Sredets, Sliven and Elhovo. The aim of the meetings was to present the new "Guide for Sustainable Management of Grasslands in Habitat of the Imperial Eagle in Key Areas of "Natura 2000" in Bulgaria", as well as to explain the measure ...
BSPB presents a new guide for sustainable management of grasslands during information meetings in Sliven and Elhovo
02.05.2017
The Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds will present a new guide for sustainable management of grasslands during information meetings in Sliven and Elhovo. The guide was created within the LIFE Project "Land for Life" with the expert assistance of the State Fund Agriculture - Paying Agency. The opportunities for application under measure ...
Death cases observed in seven of the 28 pairs of Imperial Eagles in the country
27.04.2017
Ornithologists from the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds have ascertained new partners in seven of the 28 pairs of Imperial Eagles in the country. This is the biggest change of partners among the nesting Imperial eagles in recent years in Bulgaria. The most likely cause is the death of one of the birds in the previously formed pairs. These resul ...
Farmers got acquainted with the Sustainable Management of Grasslands Guide
20.04.2017
20 farmers participated in information meetings on 11 and 12 April, organized by the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB) in Svilengrad and Topolovgrad. The purpose of the meetings was to present the new guide for sustainable management of grasslands. The meetings were attended b ...
Imperial eagles, Long-legged buzzard and Eurasian eagle-owl observed at the feeding stations for winter feeding of birds of prey in Sakar
11.04.2017
During the winter feeding of birds of prey of the three feeding stations of BSPB in the Natura 2000 zone "Sakar" photo traps revealed interesting visits of Imperial eagles, Common and Long-legged buzzard, crows and unexpectedly - Eurasian eagle-owl.   The Eurasian eagle-owl actively hunting its prey in darkness and live mainly on a diet of small and medium-s ...