POLL: Should Malta be allowed to trap and slaughter migratory birds?

Within a day of arriving on the Mediterranean island of Malta on their southbound migration last August, three of 18 white storks were shot and killed by poachers. Less than two weeks later, just one of the birds was left alive. By Aug. 29, 19 days since the flock arrived, all of the birds had […]

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Experience bird watching in the charming Polesie

Year after year bird and wildlife watching, wins the hearts of thousands of tourists who want to relax from the hustle and bustle of the city and seek silence in natural environment. Polesie is a unique place where you will be amazed at enchanting, wild landscapes, which are mostly unaffected by human activity. The fact […]

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Black Stork | Ciconia nigra

While not an uncommon bird internationally, the Black Stork is a very rare passage migrant or visitor to Japan. However, almost every winter a single bird or sometimes two or three spend the coldest months of the year at Isahaya. This year an adult arrived first and then was joined later by a juvenile. Local […]

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