Population of Griffon Vultures Shows Steady Recovery in Bulgarian Eastern Rhodopes

Sofia, February 19 (BTA) – A record high number of griffon vulture pairs, 75, have been spotted in Bulgaria’s Eastern Rhodopes during the regular monitoring of the species, the Rewilding Europe project reported Thursday. It is five more pairs from last year.
The Rhodope Mountains rewilding area is the only breeding area of the griffon vulture in Bulgaria. For several days from February 12 to 15, experts of Rewilding Rhodopes and their partners from the Bulgarian Society for the
Protection of Birds/ BirdLife Bulgaria visited all nesting localities of the griffon vultures in the Eastern Rhodopes.  More…Griffon Vultures