Geographic scope

Lerida (Catalonia)



Programme for the reintroduction of the Black Vulture (Aegypius monachus) in Catalonia

Reintroduction of the Black Vulture (Aegypius monachus) in Catalonia.

  • In 2015 born chicken and flies the first second-generation.
  • The first wild-born chick in Catalonia was registered in 2010. Since the start of the programme, breeding pairs have given birth to 12 chicks, of which 8 are still alive.
  • 68 individuals released in the Alinyá y Boumort natural reserve, 38 of which - according to current records - are still alive.
  • Installation of 2 artificial bird feeders.
  • Radio-tracking.
  • Publication and distribution of materials regarding the programme.