Vladimir has worked in ornithological projects for the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BirdLife Bulgaria) and other NGOs and companies since 2008. For the last 11 years he has participated in and coordinated the monitoring and conservation activities for waders and other shorebirds in the Burgas wetlands. Focus of his work are four breeding waders species – Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta), Black-winged stilt (Himantopus himantopus), Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus) and Collared Pratincole (Glareola pratincola).
His job includes regular monitoring of breeding and migrating waders, restoration and maintenance of breeding and foraging habitats, construction of artificial islands and platforms, and predator control.