May 012013
Egyptian Vultures found dead by poison in Greece

Two Endangered Egyptian Vultures Neophron percnopterus have been found dead in Greece, as reported by the Hellenic Ornithological Society (HOS; BirdLife in Greece). The deaths were caused by poisoned baits illegally placed to hunt foxes or wolves. The birds were located close to Amfipoli in Northern Greece, where they arrived after returning from their annual […]