An adult Egyptian vulture was found dead…

…by Nature Midi-Pyrénées on 14th April 2011, beneath a power line in the Haute-Garonne department. The autopsy that was carried out confirmed that the bird had been electrocuted. This marks the second bird found in Haute-Garonne since 2004. This latest incident brings the number of birds electrocuted in the Pyrenees since the National Action Plan for the species was implemented to three.