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Expedition to southern regions of Ukraine

An expedition was undertaken during the last decade of May 2009 in the framework of the project supported by the Falcon Research Centre (United Kingdom). The aim was to reveal the sites, suitable to set up nest boxes for Saker Falcons on poles of power lines. The participants of the expeditions were Vitaly Vetrov, Sergey […]

Ukraine is a way of contraband transportation of rare falcons

Two attempts of illegal transportation of falcons were registrated during last month in Ukraine. Cases of detention of illegally transported falcons by customs officers in Ukrainian airports have been already known. For instance, in 2002 Donetsk Airport suppressed exportation of three Gyrfalcons and six Sakers. After that, the birds were given to Kyiv Zoo. In […]