We protect the forests and the eagles of Bulgaria

About the project

The objective of the LIFE for Eagle’s Habitats project is the long-term preservation of the Lesser Spotted Eagle population by securing the protection and sustainable management of the species’ nesting and foraging habitats, as well as the creation of new ones. The project will be implemented on the territory of twenty Special Protection Areas of the Natura 2000 network in Eastern Bulgaria.

News

A lesser spotted eagle with a transmitter has been found dead in Turkey

A lesser spotted eagle with a transmitter has been found dead in Turkey

One of the lesser eagles tagged with a GPS/GSM transmitters this summer by the BSPB died several days ago in the Konya area, Turkey.  After the data from the transmitter showed that something is wrong with the bird, our colleagues – ornithologists from Turkey –...

Foresters are trained in the “Saarland method”

Foresters are trained in the “Saarland method”

More than 30 foresters from Executive Forest Agency (EFA), South-East State Company (SESC) and North-East State Company (NESC) will be trained this week in the Saarland method, which is a part of the implementation of the project “LIFE for Eagle’s habitats”. The...

Tagging LSEs with satellite transmitters continues

Tagging LSEs with satellite transmitters continues

In the next 10 days 7 young Lesser Spotted Eagles from several nests around Bulgaria will be tagged with satellite transmitters. For the first time this year transmitters will be put on birds from North East Bulgaria. The placement of the transmitters will be carried...

The maintenance of the new forest belts in Dobrudzha has started

The maintenance of the new forest belts in Dobrudzha has started

In June, the first activities on maintenance of saplings of the forest shelter belts has began on the territory of the Northeast State Company – Shumen within the project "Life for Eagles’ habitats". “The mechanical cleaning of the row-spacings in the belts was done...

Lesser Spotted Eagle

The Lesser Spotted Eagle is migratory-breeding and migratory species in Bulgaria. In the past it was a common bird in the country but in the period 1950 – 1980 its numbers show an uninterrupted decrease. At present nearly 50% of its population (600 breeding pairs) is concentrated in the Eastern Rhodope Mountain, Sakar Mountain, Derventski Vazvishenia Hills and Strandzha Mountain. There are scattered records from Dobrudzha Plain, Danubian Plain, Thracian Plain, the Western Rhodope Mountain, Sredna Gora, Vitosha, Plana mountains, etc.

Activities

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Scientific research

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Conservation

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Monitoring

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Communication

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Education

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Workshops

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