Iberia: natural history and environment

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Monday, July 05, 2004

Flamencos and eagles

La Vanguardia has two bits of bird news today.
A mass flamenco ringing took place in the Park of the Delta de Ebro yesterday involving 170 people. While the adults were away on their morning feed, 400 young flamencos were rounded up into a pen and ringed. Flamencos have been breeding in the Delta since 1992, and there are currently some 1,500 pairs which this year have raised 900 chicks.

Not so healthy is the Bonelli’s eagle population. Read

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