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First record of the northern bald ibis Geronticus eremita (Linnaeus, 1758) in Bulgaria

Zlatozar Boev https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8049-7509; Gradimir Gradev; Hristina Klisurova; Ivaylo Klisurov; Rusko Petrov

6 January 2020 · volume 41 · [issue 3] · pp. 23–26 · PDF [full text]

Abstract: The paper reports on the first record of Geronticus eremita in Bulgaria (13–16 January 2019; town of Karlovo), a specimen released from the captive population in Rosegg Tierpark, Austria and caught alive in the town of Karlovo (CS Bulgaria). Regardless of the attempts to be rescued a few days later, it died.

Keywords: avian rarities, Balkan avifauna, birds of Bulgaria, bird reintroduction, endangered birds

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Boev Z., Gradev G., Klisurova H., Klisurov I., Petrov R. 2020 First record of the northern bald ibis Geronticus eremita (Linnaeus, 1758) in Bulgaria. Historia naturalis bulgarica 41: 23–26.

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