View Full Version : Success for Middle East's rarest bird despite Syrian unrest (RSPB)

BF Newsroom
Tuesday 19th July 2011, 00:33
Conservationists have feared that Syria's current political unrest may have affected the fortunes of the northern bald ibis - currently the most threatened bird in the Middle East with just one breeding pair left. But counter to the trepidation, for the first time in the last three years the remaining pair has successfully reared two healthy young.

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Irish Kite
Tuesday 19th July 2011, 00:59
Thanx BF - stories like this keep me going:)