Two of the four pairs of bearded vultures nesting in the Parc National de la Vanoise (Alps, France) have been successful


After the first breeding in the wild in 1997 – 11 years after the release of the first bearded vultures in the Alps, in a reintroduction project coordinated by the VCF, the species is firmly recolonizing part of the vast mountain chain. This year there are a minimum of 37 territorial pairs, including […]

Drones and vultures – a curse or a blessing?

Several vulture researchers have been alerting to the impact drones may have on nesting raptors – but a recent article in a popular science blog praises them as valuable tool for vulture monitoring.