Saturday, September 5, 2009

Intl Vulture Awareness Day

September the 5th is International Vulture Awareness Day 2009. From the IVAD 2009 web site "Vultures are an ecologically vital group of birds that face a range of threats in many areas that they occur. Populations of many species are under pressure and some species are facing extinction. The International Vulture Awareness Day has grown from Vulture Awareness Days run by the Birds of Prey Working Group in South Africa and the Hawk Conservancy Trust in England, who decided to work together and expand the initiative into an international event."

Photo Gallery of 10 Vulture Species — International Vulture Awareness Day!

Blog entries mentioning vultures:

Misc updates: vultures needed - Jul 26th, 2009
Science and side effects... - Oct 29th, 2008

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