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Yelkouan Shearwater

Yelkouan Shearwater

(Puffinus yelkouan)Category of conservation concern (IUCN, 2020) - Vulnerable Population size: 0 – 10 pairs Distribution pattern No data about definite breeding of the species in Bulgaria in the last few decades. Breeds probably on rocky areas along the Black Sea...

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Yellow-legged Gull

Yellow-legged Gull

(Larus michahellis)Category of conservation concern (IUCN, 2020) - Least Concern Population size: 5 000 – 7 000 pairs Distribution pattern With dispersed distribution, more grouped in a linear shape along the Black Sea coast (where it breeds mainly in the coastal...

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Yellow-billed Chough

Yellow-billed Chough

(Pyrrhocorax graculus)Category of conservation concern (IUCN, 2020) - Least Concern Population size: 1 500 – 2 500 pairs Distribution pattern With patchy and dispersed distribution, concentrated on the high rocky parts of Central and Western Stara Planina, Rila,...

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Yellow Wagtail

Yellow Wagtail

(Motacilla flava)Category of conservation concern (IUCN, 2020) - Least Concern Population size: 100 000 - 500 000 pairs Distribution pattern With ubiquitous distribution over most of the country, covering its plains, some open areas and valleys in the foothills and...

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Yellowhammer

Yellowhammer

(Emberiza citrinella)Category of conservation concern (IUCN, 2020) - Least Concern Population size: 50 000 - 80 000 pairs Distribution pattern With patchy and dispersed distribution, more consistent in the forested mountains and in some forested areas in Northern...

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