Online Tracking Maps
Map of movements of the Egyptian Vultures marked in the framework of the project Life Rupis (GSM emitters)

The first egyptian vulture marked under the project was a male, subadult, named Rupis, as a tribute to the Life program and our project. It was captured and marked on July 15, 2016.
It was the first time that a egyptian vulture of the International Douro was marked with an emitter.

On May 28 2017 a 2nd egyptian vulture was marked, with the purpose of studying feeding habits, routes and migration patterns.
This time, a female, named Poiares, in honor of the place where he was rescued.

In June, two other egyptian vultures were tagged at Escal~hao, Miranda do Douro. In July, the team reached the 5 egytian-vultures milestone. In a moment that we can almost see as a celebration on the 1st birthday of the tagging of Rupis, on July 19, a combined team of VCF and Palombar technitians tagged a bird in Bruçó, Miranda do Douro.

From August 1 to 10 vote on the names for the 3 birds tagged in JUne and July. Check the voting on and on SPEA's Facebook page.

Follow the moviments and patterns of the tagged egyptian vultures from the available maps. The information regarding breading birds will only be shared after the breading season.

The marking of egyptian vultures for studying is one of the actions of the project Life Rupis. Better knowledge, better conservation.

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Life Rupis prepares activities for the Ciência Viva no Verão event
Life Rupis, through SPEA and Palombar will be present at this national Sciences event, on the 2 and 3 Spetember in order to celebrate the International Vulture Day.
Vote! Name 3 of the Life Rupis Egyptian Vultures
We need your help to name the three vultures tagged by our team in June and July. Vote in your 3 favorite names.
Life Rupis Summer activities
Our project does not slow down during the Summer. Check all the activities will be developing throughout the next three months.