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Israel Leads the Way Using Barn Owls and Kestrels to Replace Rodenticides
Animals  (tags: birds, barn owls, kestrels, israel, rodenticides )

Ken
- 13 days ago - focusingonwildlife.com
In 2013 a male Barn Owl, with two females (bigamy) and 17 nestlings that fledged, out of the 20 eggs that were laid in an abandoned waterhole on the Judean Plain. As far as we know, this is the first documented case in Israel and perhaps in the world. ...
Ken Is "Racing for Conservation" in Eilat on 01 Apr 2014
Animals  (tags: birds, migration, conservation )

Ken
- 28 days ago - focusingonwildlife.com
When I launched this blog 4 years ago, my main interest was wildlife photography. In the meantime this interest has developed into an enthusiasm for birding and wildlife conservation. So this year I have decided to do something positive: Together with ...
POLL: Should the Killing of Migrating Birds Be Stopped? PLEASE VOTE & TAKE ACTION NOW!
Animals  (tags: slaughter, killing, wildlife, birds, migration )

Ken
- 37 days ago - focusingonwildlife.com
Although migratory birds are protected under EU legislation, hunters continue to blatantly contravene the law in Spain, Italy, France, Cyprus and Malta. The authorities in these countries only pay "lip service" to the legislation but do nothing to ...
"Sprinters" Racing to Stop the Slaughter of Migrating Birds
Animals  (tags: endangered, animalcruelty, wildanimals, wildlife, slaughter )

Ken
- 41 days ago - focusingonwildlife.com
Millions of migrating songbirds are killed for food, for profit or just for the joy of shooting something, as they move from their winter grounds in Africa to their summer breeding territories in Europe each year (see graphic photos and video below)....
VOTE for the Best Photo of the Week 01 Mar 2014
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, wildlife, photo contest )

Ken
- 50 days ago - focusingonwildlife.com
During the last week our members have again entered some outstanding top-ranking wildlife images for the "Best Photo of the Week" competition. Click on the first image and then page through the slideshow. Please select the three images you like best of ..
Appeal to All Birders: Add Your Name to the List in Solidarity
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, environment, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, slaughter, birds, bird conservation )

Ken
- 51 days ago - focusingonwildlife.com
With only 30 days left before the start of the "Champions of the Flyway" race, the countdown to the biggest birding event of the year has begun. The Focusing on Wildlife "Sprinters" - Marc Guyt, Gert Ottens, Martijn Verdoes and myself - will line up ...
Petition: Stop the Illegal Killing of Birds in Southern Europe
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, environment, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, birds, bird slaughter, bird killing )

Ken
- 58 days ago - focusingonwildlife.com
Millions of migrating songbirds are killed for food, for profit or just for the joy of shooting something, as they move from their winter grounds in Africa to their summer breeding territories in Europe (see graphic videos and photos below).
VOTE for the Best Photo of the Week 22 Feb 2014
Animals  (tags: photo competition, photo contest, wildlife, wildlife photography )

Ken
- 58 days ago - focusingonwildlife.com
During the last week our members have again entered some outstanding top-ranking wildlife images for the "Best Photo of the Week" competition. Click on the first image and then page through the slideshow. Please select the three images you like best of ..
VOTE for the Best Photo of the Week 15 Feb 2014
Animals  (tags: wildlife, wildanimals, photography, Wildlife photography )

Ken
- 64 days ago - focusingonwildlife.com
During the last week our members have again entered some outstanding top-ranking wildlife images for the "Best Photo of the Week" competition. Click on the first image and then page through the slideshow. Please select the three images you like best ...
POLL: Should the Slaughter of Whales in the Faroe Islands Be Allowed to Continue? PLEASE VOTE & TAKE ACTION NOW!
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, slaughter, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife, whale slaughter, whales )

Ken
- 62 days ago - focusingonwildlife.com
For more than four centuries, the dwellers of the remote Faroe Islands located 200 miles off the coast of Scotland have been killing pilot whales for blubber and meat. Recently, the gory tradition has piqued the interest of an American photographer ...
 
 
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