24 Oct '11, 7am

BirdLife: Experts reach agreement on mainstreaming migratory soaring birds conservation into the hunting sector

The Rift Valley/Red Sea flyway is the second most important flyway for migratory soaring birds (raptors, storks, pelicans and some ibis) in the world, with 37 different soaring bird species, including five globally threatened species. The Migratory Soaring Birds project aims to mainstream migratory soaring bird considerations into the productive sectors along the flyway that pose the greatest risk to the safe migration of these birds – principally hunting, energy, agriculture and waste management – while promoting activities in sectors which could benefit from these birds, such as ecotourism.

Full article: http://www.birdlife.org/community/2011/10/experts-reach-a...

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