Tag Archives: wing tagging vultures

Release of 5 Griffon Vultures at Jbel Moussa: first step for the reintroduction

The High Commission for Water, Forests and Desertification Control (HCEFLCD) in close collaboration with the National Zoological Park and GREPOM/BirdLife Morocco has released five Griffon Vultures into the Nature Reserve of Jbel Moussa on 7 February 2017. This release operation was intended by the Forestry Administration to be the basis for launching in the long-term… Read More »

Rüppell’s Vulture wing-tagged at Jbel Moussa

Over five thousands Griffon Vultures (Gyps fulvus) migrate through northern Morocco twice a year, and an increasing number of Rüppell’s Vultures (Gyps rueppelli) are also migrating through the region (a paradox, since the latter species is declining in its West African breeding areas from where these vagrants are coming). Some of these vultures can end up… Read More »

Dangers of migration: Griffon Vulture ‘MA4’ died in Spain after crossing the Strait of Gibraltar

MA4, the young Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) wing-tagged at Jbel Moussa on 24 May 2015 (photo 1) was found dead at Tarifa island, southern Spain on 14 August 2015. After it was wing-tagged, MA4 stayed locally 3 days at Jbel Moussa roosting with other vultures. Javier Rivas Salvador found the dead vulture at Tarifa island… Read More »

تمت بنجاح عملية إعادة النسرالأسمرالذي تعافى من اصابته إلى البرية

كما كان منتظرا تكللت يوم الأحد 8 مارس عملية إعادة النسرالأسمر إلى البرية بنجاح بعد إعادة تأهيله جراء تعرضه لماس كهربائي أثناء مروره بشمال مدينة طنجة متم شهر دجمبر 2014 شارك في العملية أعضاء مجموعة البحث من أجل حماية الطيور بالمغرب لجهة طنجة-تطوان, المندوبية الجهوية للميـاه و الغابـات و محاربـة التصـحر طنجة-تطوان ممثلة بالسيد عبد… Read More »

Liberado con éxito el Buitre leonado tras superar su lesión

The release of the Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) yesterday at Jbel Moussa was a very successful event. Before its release, the Vulture was marked with wing tags (MA1) for subsequent monitoring. El domingo 08 de marzo 2015, se ha liberado al Buitre leonado (Gyps fulvus) tras superar su lesión provocada por una colisión contra un… Read More »