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

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....

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 –...

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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