Kuma-Manych depression becomes a safe haven for waterbirds during spring migration


Since the start of the New Year, by the means of regional hunting regulations in the Republic of Kalmykia and in the Stavropol Territory, the Kumo-Manych depression will be permanently closed for spring hunting of waterfowl effective since 1st January 2021! The Kumo-Manych depression is a key staging area where 100% of the globally threatened […]

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18,000 Red-breasted Geese counted at the second coordinated census


The second coordinated census of wintering geese in Ukraine, Romania and Bulgaria took place at the end of December. The data collected show significant similarities with those of the previous monitoring conducted in November. Nearly 18,000 Red-breasted Geese have been identified the most part of them in Romania. The number of Greater White-fronted Geese reaches […]

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Rare geese working group has been established in Kazakhstan


Rare geese working group has been established in Kazakhstan during an online meeting discussing the project of the National Species Action Plan of the Red-breasted Goose and Lesser White-fronted Goose. Main tasks of the working group include: coordinating efforts of organizations and individual specialists in research and conservation of rare geese species in Kazakhstan, and providing […]

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First discussion of the National Action Plan for the Red-breasted Goose in Romania


The first discussion of the National Action Plan for the Red-breasted Goose in Romania took place on 15 December 2020. Due to the epidemiological situation and restrictions related to COVID in the country, the workshop was organized online, hosted by the Romanian Ministry of Environment and Water, which is associated beneficiary of the LIFE project. […]

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A record number of Red-breasted Geese in Romania in November


Monitoring of the wintering geese took place in Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine at the end of November. Our colleagues visited more than 50 of the most important wetlands for wintering Red-breasted Geese and Greater White-fronted Geese on the western and northern shores of the Black Sea. The results show that a significant part of the […]

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Coastal Dobrudza in all seasons


Guide for alternative tourism around Durankulak lake This guide is for everyone fond of adventures in nature and alternative tourism. We will show you some of the sites for birdwatching, will walk the steps of ancient Bulgarians, will show you some routes for cycling, and sites where you can take unforgettable images. I. Where and […]

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Bulgaria welcomes the first Red-breasted Geese for the season


During the monitoring of wintering geese in Bulgaria this weekend, BSPB team led by Svilen Cheshmedjiev observed 14 flying Red-breasted Geese in the area of Persina Nature Park. In addition to them, our colleagues registered an impressive number of Greater White-fronted Geese – nearly 28,000 individuals.   The monitoring was also conducted along the Black […]

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The monitoring of wintering geese in Bulgaria begins


We are starting the annual monitoring of wintering geese in Bulgaria this weekend where experts and volunteers of the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds will go to the field to search them. The regions where the monitoring will take place are Coasltal Dobrudzha, the Burgas wetlands and the Svishtov-Belene lowland. The activities will […]

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Pantaley flies 50 km/h


Today we will trace the Red-breasted Goose Panteley, whose flight we monitor with a satellite transmitter. After spending more than a month in the border region of northwestern Kazakhstan and southern Russia, Pantaley sped off to his wintering grounds skipping the traditional autumn stop in the Manich Gudilo area and the Rostov Reservoir. He reached […]

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We marked the WMBD2020 with monitoring activities under way in Kazakhstan


Our LIFE for Safe Flight project partners in Kazakhstan – the ACBK field team celebrated the WMBD 2020 in the field counting the flocks of migrating geese crossing the country on their way to the wintering grounds! The ACBK implements an extensive monitoring work surveying the wetlands in N and NW Kazkahstan that host literally […]

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The interactive exhibition “The Flyway of the Red-breasted Goose” is now available in Ukraine (Updated)


On October 12, 2020 in the museum of city Tatarbunary, National Nature Park “Tuzlivski lymany” opened an interactive traveling exhibition „The flyway of the Red-breasted Goose”. It was created in Bulgaria by Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds and Studio Reactivе first and in Ukraine it was produced in the framework of the international […]

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Dobrich has hosted our interactive exhibition


The Zoo Centre in Dobrich will host our interactive exhibition “The Flyway  of the Red-breasted Goose” until the end of the year. The exhibition could be visited with a ticket for the Center.

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