Another of the tagged red-breasted geese died in Romania


The male Redbreast “Talgat”, which ASBC colleagues fitter with transmitter this spring in Kazakhstan, died in Romania near the lake Sinoe. The strange circumstances surrounding the goose’s death are alarming. It was found on the territory of the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve in the area of ​​one of the most important places for wintering in […]

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Most of the Red-Breasted Geese have not arrived at their wintering site yet


The first coordinated counting of the wintering geese in Ukraine, South-Eastern Romania and Bulgaria for this autumn-winter season was held several days ago. Experts and volunteers together visited various wetland areas in the regions, important for the wild geese protection. Here are the results: The Red-Breasted geese in Bulgaria have been observed in the Svistov-Belene […]

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Exhibition, dedicated to the Red-breasted geese, was open in Sofia


On 22nd of November we opened the exhibition, dedicated to the Red-Breasted Goose in the National Museum of Natural History. The exhibition has been organized by BSPB, Society of animalists florists and scientific illustrators – SAFSI and the National Museum of Natural History.   The exhibition shows the artworks by the SAFSI members as a part […]

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More safety for the migratory geese in Kazakhstan


The BSPB’s Kazakhstan partner in the “LIFE for Safe Flight” project – Aydam 2012 Ltd., who manage the hunting estate around Kulikol lake, approved a revision of the zonation plan of the estate. The plan expands significantly the non-hunting area in order to ensure more safety for the globally threatened goose species, that stop there […]

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Over 800 000 geese has been counted in Kazakhstan so far


Our expedition for counting the migratory geese in Norther Kazakhstan is at its height. The three teams of experts from BSPB, ACBK and Finnish Lesser White-fronted Goose Working Group has counted over 800 000 geese! Unfortunately in the course of the work some infringements and shot geese have been found. The count should soon finish […]

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Rare bird species will fly along the lines of the Sofia metropolitan on the Migratory Bird Day


On the occasion of the World Migratory Bird Day the displays in the Sofia metropolitan will broadcast a video, dedicated to some of the rarest migratory birds in Bulgaria – Egyptian vulture, Red-breasted goose and Lesser spotted eagle. The initiative aims at spreading the knowledge about one of the most impressive but also most dangerous […]

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Field survey to try to reveal the numbers of migratory geese populations in Kazakhstan


On the World Bird Migratory Day this year an international expedition organized by AEWA Secretariat, BSPB/BirdLife Bulgaria and ACBK will try to get closer to understanding the numbers and population status of two of the rarest goose species – the Lesser White-fronted Goose and the Red-breasted Goose. An international team which includes experts from BSPB […]

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Celebrate the epic journey of the red-breasted geese on World Migratory Bird day


Migration of the red-breasted geese is an inspiring story about endurance, resilience and beauty. Twice a year their whole population fly over 6000 km in two continents in search of the best wintering and breeding grounds. From Arctic Russia, through Kazakhstan, Kalmykia, Ukraine, Romania to Bulgaria – is has to overcome not only the distance […]

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“Draw Bran”


National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgarian Society for Protection of Birds and Society of animalists florists and scientific illustrators – SAFSI invite you to participate in the children drawing contest “Draw Bran”. The contest will be held between 27th  of September to 2nd of November 2021. The participants should […]

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Kites with Red-breasted Geese flew over Shabla


Kite Festival took place in Shabla on the 4th and 5th of September and we participated in it. It was a great fun and we had the opportunity to talk about the Red-breasted Goose. About 70% of the population of the Red-breasted Goose winters in the region of Shabla and Durankulak and we told the […]

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Exchange of experience for environmentally friendly tourism between Shabla and Madzharovo municipalities


Between 27th and 30th May representatives of Shabla municipality took part in a guided tour organized by the Bulgarian Society for Protection of Birds. It aimed at presenting the opportunities for development of local economy that alternative tourism gives in small and medium-sized municipalities. The participants met the deputy mayor of Madzharovo municipality Ivan Semerdzhiev […]

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Kazakhstan Experts successfully tagged 5 more Redbreasts


For consecutive year, experts from the University of North Kazakhstan and ASBK conducted a field expedition to capture and tag wild geese during the spring migration in northern Kazakhstan. The North Kazakhstan region is a transit zone for numerous flocks of wild geese that are on their way to their breeding grounds in Arctic Russia. […]

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