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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 ...
А guidе for sustainable management of grasslands in help of farmers
07.04.2017
The Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB) with help of experts from the State Fund "Agriculture" - Paying Agency, created under the LIFE project "Land for Life” a guide for sustainable management of grasslands in habitat of the Imperial eagle in key areas of "Natura 2000" in Bulgaria. The guide aims to bring together and expla ...
BSPB presents new guide for farmers during information meetings in Sakar
05.04.2017
The Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB) organizes information meetings and visits to pastures for farmers in Sakar. The purpose of the information events is to present a guide for sustainable management of grasslands in habitat of the Imperial eagle in key areas of "Natura 2000" in Bulgaria. The guide was created by BSPB within the LIFE project "Land for Life& ...
New Imperial Eagle’s nest was found by team of BSPB
29.03.2017
A team of the BSPB LIFE project “Land for Life” discovered a new nest of Imperial Eagles in the Derventski vazvishenia Special Protection Area. Last year at this time we had informed you about another new pair in the same area. Thus the number of the nesting pairs of Imperial eagles increases to three.  Up to now a total of 28 pairs of Imper ...
Two Imperial eagles were found dead
27.03.2017
The dead eagles were found within half an hour in the region of Sliven at the detour of a priority for isolating electrical lines. One of the birds, a two years old eagle, probably died after a collision with wires of a 110 kV power line, which is owned and operated by ESO and is adjacent to the 20 kV line of EVN. This is one of the few established cases of killed Imperial eagles in a collis ...
Three Imperial eagles were found dead during monitoring
13.03.2017
Most certainly the death of the birds was caused by electric shock. Two of the Imperial Eagles were found near the protected area "Kamenski Bair." One of them was an adult, the other - in the fourth immature plumage. The third bird, also in immature plumage, was found near one of the breeding pairs of Imperial eagles in the valley of the Tundza River. Two of the birds were found in ...
The EU’s Common Agricultural Policy needs a drastic reform
06.02.2017
On 2th of February the European Commission launched its long-awaited public consultation on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). BirdLife Europe and Central Asia is calling for a sustainable food and farming system.  Currently around 35% of the entire EU budget goes to the CAP.The current CAP is undermining the environment, public health and sustainable develop ...
The new brochure of the LIFE project
25.01.2017
“Sustainable management of pastures for the benefit of farmers and the Imperial Eagle" is the title of the new brochure of the LIFE project "Land for Life." It focuses on the ways in which farmers can help to protect eagles while developing its activities in harmony with nature conservation on their lands. By demonstrating a model for sustainable managem ...
World-renowned experts supported the development and adoption of a
16.11.2016
From 3rd to November 6th, 2016 in Belgrade, Serbia, was held the 6th European Ground Squirrel Meeting. The meeting took place at the Instutute of Zoology, Faculty of Biology University of Belgrade and was organized by Assoc. Prof. Duško Ćirović. The meeting was attended by over 30 scientists, environmentalists and experts from research institutions, non-governmental organizations and ...
First meeting for developing the plan for restoration of the grasslands under the project
27.10.2016
On 25/10/2016 at the National Museum of Natural History was held the first meeting for developing the Plan for Restoration and Sustainable Management of the Grasslands necessary for the purposes of the BSPB LIFE project “Restoration and sustainable management of Imperial Eagle’s foraging habitats in key Natura 2000 sites in Bulgaria" (LIFE14 NAT/BG/001119). ...