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What is going on with Alexa and Sergei?

08.01.2020

You are probably wondering what is the fate of the tagged Red-breasted Geese. Six of them successfully reached their winter lands in the Black Sea region. And now we will tell you about Alexa and Sergey. Here’s what happened to them: Alexa with her partner Peter spent the breeding season on the Taimyr Peninsula. In […]

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A Great Bustard in Dobrudzha and record numbers of geese in Svishtosko-Belene lowland

07.01.2020

We have completed the monitoring of wintering geese for 2019 counting a record number of Great White-Fronted Geese in the Svishtov-Belene Lowland. On December 28, early in the morning a BSPB team made a census in the area and registered there 75,000 Great White-Fronted Geese and 120 Red-Breasted Geese. So far, the maximum number counted […]

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Geese tagged under the project are already on the Balkans

19.12.2019

Despite the mild winter and the high temperatures, almost all Red-breasted geese equipped with transmitters have arrived in Romania and are in the South-east part of the country. The most of “our” geese spent the period from November to early December in the Rostov region (to the South-east of it) and only two geese flew […]

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We held an important seminar against bird crimes in Burgas

13.12.2019

On December 10, 2019 a training seminar on the prevention of bird crimes and wildlife organized by the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds was held in Burgas. The event is a part of a training program that takes place in different countries along the flyway of the Red-breasted Goose. Its focus is on […]

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“The Flyway of the Red-breasted goose” is visiting Belene

05.12.2019

On the occasion of the 19th year since the proclamation of Persina Nature Park as a protected area, the interactive exhibition “The Flyway of the Red-breasted Goose” was opened in the visitor center of the park. The exposition was arranged for the first time in the Danube area and will be open to visitors till […]

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A new goose species was observed in Romania during our monitoring

26.11.2019

The annual monitoring of the wintering geese has started on November 23-24 by the BSPB and SOR teams in Bulgaria and Romania. The top observation was from the Braila area, where the SOR/BirdLife Romania team observed and photographed for the first time in Romania a snow goose (Chen caerulescens). The range of this species covers […]

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Participants from 20 countries discussed priority measures for two endangered species

19.11.2019

Representatives from over 20 countries and international partner organizations met in Bucharest, Romania during 11-15 November 2019 to attend the 4th Meeting of the AEWA Lesser White-fronted Goose Working Group and 2nd Meeting of the AEWA Red-breasted Goose International Working Group. Both meetings are kindly being hosted by the Romanian Ministry of Environment at their premises […]

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Burgas has hosted our interactive exhibition

12.11.2019

After visiting Shabla, the interactive exhibition “The Flyway of the Red-breasted Goose” is now  located at the Flora Exhibition Center in Burgas. From November 12 to 21, the exposition will be opened between 10am and 6pm with free entry and no advance booking for groups.

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We celebrated World Migratory Bird Day

17.10.2019

The autumn celebration of World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) 2019 is taking place on Saturday, 12 October, and an astonishing number of events have been registered around the globe.   “We celebrate World Migratory Bird Day twice a year – in May and October – to follow the seasonal migrations of birds, which peak in those […]

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The Red-brested Geese came to Shabla

07.10.2019

Not the real ones but the interactive exhibition “The Flyway of the Red-breasted Goose” was opened at the Green Education Center in Shabla and will remain until October 25. As the Red-breasted Goose is wintering in Shabla and the surrounding area, this part of the country is extremely important for the conservation of the species. […]

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Two of our Redbreasts have already reached Kazakhstan

25.09.2019

We named the first Red-breasted Goose that we tagged last spring in Kazakhstan  “Misha” after our young colleague Mikhail Kalashnikov – the field expert, who stayed in the catching hide relentlessly for hour and caught most of the birds we tagged. He would get up early before sunrise and by the time we were up […]

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The Satellite-tagged Redbreasts started their autumn migration

13.09.2019

The time for the great travel has come. The Red-breasted Geese have set off for wintering along the Western Black Sea coast in Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine. In the first days of September, “our” geese tagged this spring in Kazakhstan began their return migration, leaving their breeding territories. They headed southwest, and although most of […]

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