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These are just a few of the hundreds of storks I saw. Heartbreaking to see them amongst so much rubbish.
Most birds coming from the north cross over the Bosporus, circle around the Mediterranean Sea and through the Middle East where they fly through eastern Sinai and cross the Red Sea near El Tor. Sharm el Sheikh is actually outside of the normal migration route, but many birds – especially the old, tired, sick, or injured ones – are lured to the city by the hotels’ green areas…and the garbage. These birds were spotted at the open sewage pools in the desert.
I added another spotting that shows more of the birds and the area: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/138...
Spotted on Sep 10, 2018
Submitted on Sep 11, 2018
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