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Fly on: Avian diversity

  • Published at 06:29 pm October 14th, 2018

Majestic creatures that are often victim to poaching, sold illegally on the streets and killed for consumption

Found in different corners of the country – from the hills of Moulovibazar to the treetops of Rajshahi – each bird has a unique trait that sets it apart: the charming mimicking ability of the Hill Myna, the magical tunes of the white-rumped Shama, the Eurasian Hoopoe’s crown of feathers that give it an air of royalty and many more. Yet these majestic creatures are often victim to poaching, sold illegally on the streets and killed for consumption.