Who is celebrating International Vulture Awareness Day?

Below are all the organisations who have registered through this website to let people know that they will be celebrating vultures this International Vulture Awareness Day on Saturday 7 September 2019.

Fresno Chaffee Zoo, USA – Vulture plushies for adoption, information booth set up in front of Condor/Eagle exhibits, facebook and television spot with a carcass feeding. Keepers will also give extra talks on vulture awareness.

Hawk Conservancy Trust, United Kingdom – At the Hawk Conservancy Trust, every day is vulture awareness day. If you would like to celebrate these incredible birds on IVAD, join the Trust to learn more about them with talks, activities and flying demonstrations throughout the day. Plus, you can meet a vulture!

Hazi Foundation, Spain – Technical workshop on coexistence between vultures and livestock. In the framework of POCTEFA Ecogyp, a project participated by relevant partners from both the Spanish and French sides of the Pyrenees, including regional governments and NGOs.

Migratory Soaring Bird Conservation, Egypt – Stakeholders awareness workshop and vulture watching activity.

Nandankanan Zoological Park, India – Conservation breeding of Long-billed Vultures and release into their natural habitat.

North Carolina Zoo, USA – We celebrated vultures as part of our Saving Species Across Africa day in September. Activities included learning how vultures digest their food, a vulture scavenger hunt, crafts, and other activities to learn about the work the zoo does to save vultures in the wild.

Ouwehand Zoo, The Netherlands – We plan to have all kinds of activities to increase knowledge and awareness about vultures in general and the Black Vulture specifically.

Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center, USA – Guided tours of the Shaver’s Creek Raptor Center with focus on Black & Turkey Vultures. Biofacts and activities for families.SEO–Virot, Mallorca, Spain – Come to watch Grifon & black vultures with the new BirdLife local goup “Virot”.

Ventana Wildlife Society, USA – California Condor Day – Come and visit our beautiful new exhibit, highlighting species recovery and the Big Sur region. Enjoy program presentations, bird walks, youth activities, snacks/beverages, and sign up for one of two special 2-hour condor tours offered.