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Oriental storks counted in the Amur River basin

17 july 2015
Field surveys of the stork number in Amurskaya and Evreiskaya Provinces were done by local grassroots, Bagulnik and AmurSEU, with the support of WWF and HSBC bank.

The expeditions were held as part of WWF-Russia and HSBC Bank joint project aimed to increase the number of the stork. Preliminary survey data proves that the number of Oriental stork remains stable in the protected areas. In Evreiskaya Province Bagulnik’s staff found 15 newly built nests! The general number of acting stork’s nests here is 82, 29 of which are located on the transmission towers.

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