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Research Professor DSc Zlatozar Boev, ornithologist, head of Vertebrates Department. Photo: (c) S. Abadjiev
Research Professor DSc Zlatozar Boev, ornithologist, head of Vertebrates Department. Photo: (c) S. Abadjiev

Zlatozar Boev

(Professor DSc)
phone: (+359 87) 7089048; (+359 2) 9885115 (ext. 620, 640); e-mail:

Born: 20 October 1955, Sofia.
Education: Sofia University ‘St. Kliment Ohridski’ (1980).
Speciality: zoology.

Research interests


Palaeornithology; archaeornithology; evolution of birds and palaeoavifaunas; bone and external morphology of birds; disappearance and extinction of avian taxa; history of zoology, ornithology, palaeontology and natural science collections.


Current projects


Action plan for conservation of Egyptian vulture Neophron percnopterus in Bulgaria. Bulgarian society for the protection of birds (2009—2018)
Urgent measures to secure survival of the Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus) in Bulgaria and Greece. LIFE10/NAT/BG/000152, Programme LIFE+ of the European Commission (2013—2014)

Most recent publications


Боев, З., 2017. Птиците и водната среда — днес и в миналото. — Природа, БАН, 1: 26—32. [PDF]

Боев, З., 2016. Пауни, щрауси, птици-носорози. — Списание Осем, 12: 60—66. [PDF]

Боев, З., 2016. Чучулигово царство. — Списание Осем, 10: 104—111. [PDF]

Боев, З., 2016. Сафари на площада. — Списание Осем, 8: 90—97. [PDF]

Боев, З., 2016. Хаджидимово — миоценският музей на палеонтолозите. — Природа, БАН, 4: 26—32. [PDF]

Боев, З., 2016. Саблезъбите 'тигри' в България. — Природа, БАН, 3: 56—59. [PDF]

Боев, З., 2016. Левът наш балкански. — Списание Осем, 6: 98—105. [PDF]

Боев, З., 2016. Големите пиленца. — Списание Осем, 4: 66—75. [PDF]

Боев, З., 2016. Първа книга за биоразнообразието на Врачанска планина. — Bulletin of the Natural History Museum — Plovdiv, 2016 (1): 37—38. [PDF]

Boev, Z., 2016. Subfossil Vertebrate Fauna from Forum Serdica (Sofia, Bulgaria), 16-18th Century. — Acta zoologica bulgarica, 68 (3): 415—424. [PDF]


More complete list of publications — section e-Natura | Staff publications