Large numbers of migrating Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina and White Stork Ciconia ciconia have been found dead near a water treatment plant in Egypt. The exact causes of their death are not known. However, a new BirdLife project will address key threats to soaring migratory birds as they undertake their epic journeys.
Bird conservationists in Egypt are working with the country’s tourism sector on an educational program that would help protect millions of migratory birds and create a potentially profitable tourist activity: bird watching: here.
Why do some species of birds lay only one egg in their nest, while others lay 10 or more? Here.