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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What does the Lesser Spotted Eagle eat?

What does the Lesser Spotted Eagle eat?

The initial results of the study of the food of the Lesser Spotted Eagle in Southeastern Bulgaria are ready. From 30 nesting sites of the species, the food remains were collected, including bones, feathers, and fluff in and under the nests, as well as on the resting...

Third training in Saarland method will be held in SHA Gramatikovo

Third training in Saarland method will be held in SHA Gramatikovo

Third training about the Saarland method will be held from 31st of October till 2nd of November in the State Hunting Area Gramatikovo. The training is part of the C3 activity "Trainings of the owners of forests and farms towards innovative practices in area...

Forest pedagogues visited the Bulgarian school in Bratislava

Forest pedagogues visited the Bulgarian school in Bratislava

Photo: EFA Forest pedagogues from EFA и SESE visited the Bulgarian secondary school Hristo Botev and kindergarten in Bratislava. Eng. Liubka Varbeva and Tatiana Dimitrova gave a lesson in front of the children from the 4th grade of the kindergarten and learn from the...

Second workshop for Forest pedagogy for foresters was held

Second workshop for Forest pedagogy for foresters was held

Between 10.10.2022 г. and 13.10.2022 г. the second workshop for Forest pedagogy – first level was held. Its theme was „Interactive methods of working with adolescents – principles of Forest pedagogy". The workshop was held by the Center for Continuing Education at the...

The Lesser spotted eagle Ilia headed on his first migration

The Lesser spotted eagle Ilia headed on his first migration

Photo: Mihail Iliev The Lesser-spotted eagle Ilia has headed on the long way to the south. In the beginning of August near the Dobrudzha village of Alexandria Ilia was tagged with a GPS transmitter by the experts from the BSPB. Tracking the movement of the birds...

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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