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.

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Photo traps follow the secret life of five pairs of Lesser Spotted Eagles

Photo traps follow the secret life of five pairs of Lesser Spotted Eagles

© Iordanka Goranova In March and April, a team of the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB) installed photo traps in five nests of Lesser Spotted Eagles in the protected areas “Sakar”, “Derventski Vazvishenia” and “Zapadna Strandzha”, and for the first...

Bulgarian school in Bratislava received a donation of 500 books

Bulgarian school in Bratislava received a donation of 500 books

The donation of 500 books was received today in the Bulgarian school in  Bratislava. The donation was inspired by the employees of Northeastern state enterprise, Executive Forest Agency and Southeastern state enterprise. Books have donated many citizens, the team of...

The National Olympiad in Ornithology will be held again in Bulgaria

The National Olympiad in Ornithology will be held again in Bulgaria

© Svetoslav Spasov After a 13-year break, the National Ornithology Olympiad of the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB) is back! The Olympiad aims to arouse interest in birds and nature in as many young people as possible. Students from 5th to 8th...

Where do the Lesser Spotted Eagles spend the winter?

Where do the Lesser Spotted Eagles spend the winter?

The new transmitters, which we placed on Lesser Spotted Eagles within the project Life for Eagle’s habitat, send us lots of interesting data for the migration and territories which birds have visited. At the moment we are receiving data from 8 out of 10 transmitters....

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.

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