Life Rupis – Conservation of Egyptian Vulture and Bonelli’s Eagle in the Douro Valley’ (LIFE14 NAT/PT/000855is a transboundary conservation project, with a duration of 4 years (2015 – 2019), co-financed by the European Union through the LIFE Programme funding instrument. The project, which takes place on the Portuguese-Spanish border,across the protected areas of the International Douro River, the valley of Águeda River, and Arribes del Duero, aims to strengthen the populations of Egyptian Vulture and Bonelli’s Eagle in these areas by reducing mortality and improving breeding success. Other raptor species like the Black Vulture and the Red Kite will also benefit from the project actions.
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Egyptian Vultures are coming!
2018-02-16
Return of the first Egyptian vulture. "Douro" is the first of our marked egyptian vulture to start its journey north.
Rock pigeon counts in International Douro
2018-02-14
Rock pigeon census helps to know how many preys are available for bonelli's eagles breeding season
2018-02-11