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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The Red-breasted Goose Victoria began its autumn migration


At the end of May, we informed you that Victoria, the Red-breasted Goose, equipped with a satellite transmitter within the “LIFE for a Save Flight” project, had successfully reached nesting sites in the Arctic Peninsula of Taimyr. On June 1, 2020, Victoria reached her nesting area, where she spent the entire summer. We supposed that […]

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Emilia – the Story of a Red-breasted Goose


The Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB/BirdLife Bulgaria) and AEWA Red-breasted Goose International Working Group (AEWA RbG IWG) have produced a new video, telling the story of Emilia, a satellite tagged Red-breasted Goose. Emilia was fitted with a satellite tag as part of the “LIFE for Safe Flight” project in 2019 while in […]

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News from the field: Poachers caught killing a Red-breasted Goose in Kostanay region


From 23 to 27 September, a pre-monitoring survey trip took place before starting the monitoring of  key water bodies of the Kostanai region to assess the dynamics of migration and the number of Red-breasted Goose and other waterfowl. It was noted that the Greater White-fronted Goose and Graylag Goose, which are quarry species, accounted for […]

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Misha is alive!


We continue to present you the stories of the Red-breasted Geese, whose flyway we follow with satellite transmitters. Today we will tell you the fate of Misha, who was the first marked Red-breasted Goose in May 2019 in Kazakhstan. The information we received about it from the transmitters showed us that it was a strong […]

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The transmitter of Tanyu found in Taymyr by Russian colleagues


In August colleagues from Working Group on Anseriformes of Northern Eurasia  and the Institute on Ecology and Evolution of the Academy of Sciencies of Russia during fieldwork in Taymyr peninsula found the satellite transmitter of our Redbreast “Tanyu”. In 2018-2020 specialists from these organisations implemented the project of the Russian Foundation for Fundamental Research “Resources […]

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“The Flyway of the Red-breasted Goose” reached Ruse


The interactive exhibition “The Flyway of the Red-breasted Goose” is now arranged in the Ecomuseum with an aquarium at the Regional Historical Museum in Ruse. It  includes interactive and game elements designed to engage the audience emotionally with the conservation of the Red-breasted Goose. The exhibition modules are desined like the areas inhabited by Red-breasted […]

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