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Photo traps Will Help the Research on Egyptian Vultures in the Eastern Rhodopes

The Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds announces that it has installed cameras at two nests of Egyptian vultures in the Eastern Rhodopes. Experts hope to learn   more about the daily life of the vultures, their feeding behaviorand unknown aspects of their lives.

A Bulgarian-Greek team has also set up a camera  at a Greek vulture nest, where similar conservation studies are conducted.  By the end of the month  more nests of Egyptian vultures will be monitored with cameras .

This camera monitoring  activity is embedded in the five-year project „The return of the Neophron” (LIFE10 NAT/BG/000152) funded by the LIFE+ Program of the EC and Leventis Foundation.

Perperikon - Archaeological complex

Location: The complex is located 20 km northeast of Kardzhali, 2 km from the village of Gorna Krepost. It is entirely carved into the...

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Places of interest

This section describes the natural and historical/cultural treasures of the Eastern Rhodopes. Concerning the nature and wilderness part, most...

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