The “BIRDS OF PREY PROTECTION FOUNDATION” is a non-governmental and non-profit organization. Numerous activities of the Foundation are taking place in the field of protection and conservation of endangered species and their natural habitats, as well as on the return of extinct species.
Our mission is to protect and preserve the most endangered group of birds of prey, as an essential part of Serbia’s biological diversity.
Our goal is to increase the chances of survival of endangered species, the return of Griffon Vulture to the areas of eastern Serbia where it once lived, the reintroduction of extinct species of vultures who were once part of Serbia’s fauna: the Bearded Vulture, Black Vulture and Egyptian Vulture.
The Web site of the Foundation is enriched with many new contents. There are informations about marking…» and “naming – adoption”…» of Griffon Vultures, our Center…» for the Rehabilitation of Birds of Prey, “GPS TRacking”…» two Griffon Vultures – Zlatar and Marija, to which we are particularly proud of. How you can get involved…» and support a number of activities. You can also see some of our activities in “Photo”…» and “Video”…» Gallery.
Our goal is to keep the presentation up-to-date and to provide informations about the latest events in the field of protection and conservation of this group of birds and biodiversity of Serbia in general. We also would like to have a lot of interaction with visitors to our Presentation (contact…»). Welcome!
Once again The Nature Reserve “Uvac” was the place and the host of celebrating “International Vulture Awareness Day” – September 1, 2018. The Ministry of Environmental Protection, Government of Serbia, municipality Nova Varoš and Zlatar Touristic Organization supported this event. This year special event of the Day of the Vultures was releasing of three Griffon Vultures tagged with satellite transmitters. They were part of the project “Satellite tracking of Griffon Vultures”, supported and co-financed by The Ministry of Environmental Protection, Government of Serbia. Partners on this project were the Institute for the Biological Research “Siniša Stanković” University of Belgrade, Belgrade ZOO and Telekom Serbia, which donates satellite transmitter.
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The Birds of Prey Protection Foundation
Bulevar Despota Stefana 142
11060 Belgrade, Serbia